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Soundies, Shorts, Panorams!

Information Listings on The Who, What, Where, When of Cinema Soundies, Panorams, Shorts, Cartoons etc. Plus 'Watch the film/movie clip if available. Note: Actors/Performers may be listed instead of dancers if no info on dancers.

Cabin In The Sky DVD: (Lindy Hop) Hellzapoppin' DVD: (Lindy Hop, West Coast, Conga) A Day At The Races DVD: (Lindy Hop) Rock Around The Clock DVD: (Vintage West Coast Swing) Jammin' the Blues DVD: (Lindy Hop, Collegiate Shag) Don't Knock The Rock DVD: (Jitterbug,, East Coast Swing) Living It Up! DVD: (Vintage West Coast Swing) The Big Apple DVD: (Big Apple) Don't Knock the Twist DVD: (The Twist)

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Soundies Title Studio Dance(s) Dancer 1 Dancer 2 Dancer 3 Information Viewing Length Date
A Little Jive is Good For You Minoco Prod. Charleston | Peckin' | Solo Swing Steps Slate Brothers, the Martha Tilton ---- More-Info Watch Free 003 Mins. 1941
Abou Ben Boogie Walter Lantz Animated Jitterbug ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- 007 Mins. 1944
Accent On Girls Paramount Truckin' Ina Rae Hutton MeloDears, the Foster Twinns More-Info Watch Clip 009 Mins. 1936
Air Mail Special Soundies Corp. Lindy Hop Jeanne Bayer Jimmy Rushing & Winnie Johnson More-Info Watch Clip 2:44 Mins. 1941
Alligators+Cats+Jive=More Swing Paramount Lindy Hop | Shag | Truckin ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1938
An Eastern Westerner Hal Roach Shimmy, the | Two Step Harold Lloyd Mildred Davis Roy Brooks More-Info ---- 023 Mins. 1920
Arthur Murray Commericial T.V. UK West Coast Swing Arthur Murray Dancers ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free ---- 1960
Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry Paramount Stage Betty Hutton ---- ---- from: 'The Fleets In' Watch Clip 2:23 Mins. 1942
Ask Uncle Sol Fox Lindy Hop Shorty George & Big Bea Shorty George Troupe ---- More-Info Watch Clip 1:08 Mins 1937
B-I-BI American Panoram Jitterbug | Shag | Solo Swing Steps Various Dancers ---- ---- Bob Chester & his Orchestra Watch Free 003 Mins. 1941
Backstage Blues RCM Productions Harlem Jazz | Tap Ann and Lou Ellen Lynn Albritton Harlem Cuties ---- Watch Clip 2:26 Mins. 1943
Bal Tabrin ---- Swing Dances ---- ---- ---- Django Reinhardt Orch Watch Clip ---- 1944
Basin Street Boogie Soundies Charleston | Jitterbug Unknown Dancers ---- ---- Will Bradley Orch. Watch Free 2:48 Mins. 1940's
Bessie Smith & Friends BCI Eclipse Tap Lena Horne Nicholas Brothers ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1929-45
Big Apple Paramount Charleston | Jitterbug | Lindy | Peckin' | Shag Shine | Suzy-Q | Truckin Various ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 0:53 Secs. 1937
Black Bottom -? Black Bottom ---- ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 2:50 Secs. 1919
Black Bottom TV Black Bottom Dance Jubilee Troupe Gemze de Lappe Rod Alexander More-Info Watch Clip 002 Mins. 1956
Bli-Blip -? Swing Dance Marie Bryant & Paul White ---- More-Info Watch Clip 2:38 Mins. 1942
Block Party Revels -? Lindy Hop | Harlem Jazz | Shim-Sham | Truckin Four Knobs, the Harlem Cuties, the Billy and Ann Lynn Albritton Watch Free 3:00 Mins. 1943
Boardwalk Boogie Soundies Jitterbug | Truckin Unknown Dancers ---- ---- Will Bradley Orch. Watch Free 2:48 Mins. 1941
Boogiemania Soundies Dist ---- Helen Bangs & Albert Reese James ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1946
Boogie Woogie Paramount Jitterbug Hollywood Jitterbugs Hal Takier Bob Ashley More-Info ---- 017 Mins. 1945
Boogie Woogie Minerva Animated Jitterbug ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- 006 Mins. 1960
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company 'B' Walter Lantz Animated ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- 007 Mins 1941
Boogie Woogie Dream Soundies No dance But good Swing Music ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 013 Mins. 1944
Boogiemania Soundies Dist ---- Helen Bangs & Albert Reese James ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1946
Bugs Bunny Gets the Boid Merrie Melodies Animated Bugs Bunny Killer Buzzard ---- More-Info Watch Clip 007 Mins. 1942
Bumble Boogie RKO / Disney Animated Music ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 003 Mins. 1948
Calloway Boogie -? Jitterbug Cab Calloway ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 2:31 Mins. 1946
Carl Deacon Moore Orch. Vitaphone Big Apple ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1938
Charleston Parade Neo-Film Charleston | Jitterbug Catherine Hessling Chimpanzee Johnny Hudgins More-Info Watch Free 017 Mins. 1927
Charleston Queen Aesop's Animated Charleston ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- 002 Mins. 1926
Chool Song RCM Prod. Swing | Minuet | Truckin Dean Collins Jewel McGowen King's Men, the More-Info Watch Free 003 Mins. 194?
Cottontail Harlem Lindy Hop|Tap Bojangles | Three Chefs | Herbert 'Whitey' White Whitey's Lindy Hoppers | Frankie Manning | Norma Miller | William Downes | Ann Johnson Al Minns | Billy Ricker | Wila Mae Ricker | Frances 'Mickey' Jones More-Info Watch Free 004 Mins. 1941
Cow Cow Boogie Universal Animated ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- 007 Mins. 1943
Cuban Rhythm MGM Conga | Rumba Madeline Pollard Mickey Alvarez ---- Pete Smith Specialty ---- 010 Mins. 1941
Dates and Nuts ---- Collegiate Shag Fordham Collegiate Shag dancers ---- ---- Watch Clip 019 Mins. 1937
Rare Dean Collins Home Video West Coast Swing Dean Collins Shirley Fietsem Pat Eggers|Toni Piazza|Others More-Info Watch Free ---- 1982
Dispossessed Blues -? Lindy Hop Four Knobs, the * Billy and Ann ---- Lynn Albritton Watch Free ---- 1943
Down, Down, Down Music Short Lindy Hop Unknown Lindy Dancers ---- ---- Louis Jordan & Tympany Five Watch Free 2:58 1942
Dynamo A Music Short Lindy Hop Unknown Lindy Dancers Dizzie Gillespie ---- More-Info Watch Free 2:43 1947
Easy To Get War Dept. Lindy Hop Unknown Lindy Dancers Ruby Dee | Paul Robeson ---- Warning: Genitalia Watch Free 21:29 1947
Ellington Shorts Paramount ---- ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1929-41
Film Vodvil Columbia Lindy Hop Carolyn Hughes | Douglas Brothers Leon James & Dot Johnson Russell Williams & Connie Hill (series 1, #2) Watch Free 007 Mins. 1943
From the Minuet to Big Apple Paramount Big Apple | Lindy Hop | Suzy-Q | Charleston | Truckin & More Unknown Dancers Possibly: AM Big Apple Dancers ---- More-Info Watch Free ---- 1937
Four or Five Times Short Lindy Hop Betti Mays Olive Prince Winnie Johnson Sister Rosetta Tharpe & Lucky Millinder Watch Free 2:19 Mins. 1941
Georgie Porgie Official Films Collegiate Shag | Jitterbug | Truckin' Ray Hirsch & Patti Lacey ---- ---- More-Info Watch Clip ---- 1946
Glen Gray Warner Bros. Jitterbug Dean Collins Jewel McGowan ---- More-Info Watch Clip ---- 1942
Groovie Movie MGM Jitterbug Arthur Walsh & Jean Phelps-Veloz |Charles Saggau Lenny Smith |'Mousie' Albright | Kay Vaughn Alice "Scotty" Scott & Lou Southern | Irene Thomas More-Info Watch Free ---- 1944
Handsome Harry The Hipster Soundies Jitterbug Unknown Dancers ---- ---- Harry Gibson Watch Free 2:43 Mins. 1944
Harlem Bound Vitaphone ---- ---- ---- Mentone Comedy #4 ---- 20 Mins. 1935
Harlem Harmonies v.2 Hotline Lindy Hop Bojangles Whitey's Lindy Hoppers Three Chefs More-Info ---- ---- 1941
Harlem Swings -? Jitterbug Jitterbug Johnnies ---- ---- More-info ---- ---- 1930-50's
Harvest Moon Madness -? ---- ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1951
Hi-De-Ho -? No Swing Dance Cab Calloway Ethel Moses ---- More-Info ---- 10 Mins. 1934
Hi-De-Ho Timeless No Swing Dance Cab Calloway ---- ---- More-Info ---- 11 Mins. 1937
Hi-De-Ho All American Lindy Hop Jeni Le Gon | Cab Calloway| Miller Bros. & Lois Shorty George Snowden More-Info ---- 72 Mins. 1947
Hot ChocolatesCottontail (aka Hot Chocolates) on Harlem Harmonies vol2 VHS Soundies Corp. Lindy Hop Whitey's Lindy Hoppers | Norma Miller | Francis Johnson William Downes | Al Minns | Frankie Manning Wila Mae Richter | Ann Johnson | Billy Richter More-Info Watch Free 4 Mins. 1941
How To Do The Big Apple Paramount Big Apple dance & others. ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 193?
How To Shag ---- Arthur Murray Shag Arthur Murray Shaggers ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free ---- 1937
I Want A Big Fat Mama Storyville Films Lindy Hop Betti Mays Mabel Lee Winnie Johnson Slow Lindy, Country Outfits Watch Free 2:43 Mins. 193?
I'm Just a Jitterbug Universal Animated Walter Lantz ---- ---- Mother Goose ---- ---- 1939
In The Swing T.V. Swing Dance Dean & Mary Collins Bobby Hefner|Shirley Fietsem & Tom Boots Mary Ann Nunez & Lance Shermoen More-Info ---- 30 Mins. 1981?
It's In The Stars MGM Charleston | Collegiate Shag | Jitterbug | Truckin Johnny Downs ---- ---- .More-Info Watch Clip 20 Mins. 1938
JailHouse Rock MGM Some Dance Elvis Presley Joe Ploski ---- More-Info Watch Clip 096 Mins. 1957
Jammin' The Blues United Lindy Hop Archie Savage Marie Bryant ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1944
Java Jive -? Swing Dance Al Donahue ---- ---- More-Info ---- 2 Mins. 1943
Jazz Dance Roger Tilton Charleston | Lindy Hop | Jazz Al Minns Leon James ---- Central Plaza Dance Hall Watch Free 003 Mins. 1954
Jazzy Joe RCM Prod. Swing Dance Dean Collins & Jewel McGowan Gil Fernandez & Patti Lacey ---- More-Info Watch Free 2:35 Mins. 1941
Jitter Bughouse -? Jitterbug ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- 18 Mins. 1948
Jitterbug Champions -? Jitterbug Gi Gi Brown Gary K. Lewis (Mama Lu Parks Dancers) More-Info Watch Free 0:32 Mins. 1961
Jittering Jitterbugs Harlem Big Apple | Lindy Hop Whitey's Lindy Hoppers ---- ---- More-Info Watch ---- 1938
Joint Is Jumpin', the RCA/Soundies Lindy Hop Betti Mays | Hilda Brown Mabel Lee | Olive Prince Vivian Brown | Winnie Johnson Fats Waller & Myra Johnson Watch Free 003 Mins. 1941
Juke Box Saturday Night American Panoram Vintage Swing Dance ---- ---- ---- The Modernaires Watch Free 003 Mins. 1944
Jumpin' Jive Universal Acrobatic | Adagio Dance | Swing Dance Maxellos, the Ruben and Rita Sunnie O'Day .More-Info Watch 017 Mins. 1941
Keep The Beat Soundies Jitterbug Los Angeles Dancers ---- ---- Harry Gibson Watch Free 3:02 Mins. 1940s
Let's Twist Again American Panoram Twist, the Chubby Checker ---- ---- .More-Info Watch Free 003 Mins. 1944
Locomotion, the TV? Twist, the Little Eva ---- ---- .More-Info Watch Clip 2:31 Mins. 1962
My Baby Said Yes RCM Jitterbug Jive | Jitterbug Eppy Pearson | Diana Webster Dean Collins | Kathleen Reagan ---- More-Info Watch Free 2:55 Mins 1945
Jitterbug Jive -? Jitterbug Popeye ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1950
Jitterbug Knights -? Animated Jitterbug ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1939
Jitterbug Party Paramount Shim-Sham | Jitterbug Cab Calloway Various Dancers ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1935
Jittering Jitterbugs Harlem Big Apple | Lindy Hop Whitey's Lindy Hoppers ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1938
Jive Introduced Pathe Jitterbug | Jive Mavis Sutton & Tony Jackson Norma Cave & Jack Orton-Smith ---- More-Info Watch Free ---- 1943
Jiveroo ---- Tap June Taylor Dancers Harry Bay & Della No Swing dance More-Info Watch Free ---- 1942
Jivin' in Bebop Alexander Prod. Bop Music Various Dancers ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 057 Mins. 1946
Juke Box Joes -? Swing Dance Jack Arkin & Irene Thomas | Jeanne Phelps-Veloz (w/ Lennie) Lenny Smith & Kay Smith| Jerry Warren (w/ Kay) More-Info Watch Free ---- 1940's
Juke Box Rhythm Columbia Swing Dance Lenny Smith Gil & Nicki Brady Frieda Angela Wyckoff More-Info Trailer ---- 1959
Jumpin' Jive -? Swing Dance Larry Ceballos ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1941
Junior Jive Bombers -? ---- Leroy Prinz ---- ---- More-Info ---- 20 Min. 1944
Killer Diller All American Lindy Hop Congeroo's, the Frankie Manning| Russell Williams Ann Johnson| Willa Mae Ricker More-Info ---- ---- 1948
Let Me Off Uptown Official Films Inc Lindy Hop Unknown ---- ---- More-Info ---- 003 Mins. 1942
Lonesome Road RCM Harlem Jazz | Lindy Hop Unknown Dancers Ralph Copper ? Betty Mays ? Sister Rosetta Tharpe & Lucky Millinder Watch Free 3:00 Mins. 1941
Maharahja Soundies Corp. Bal-Swing | Jitterbug | Partner Charleston Hal Takier & Betty Takier ---- ---- More-Info Watch Clip 003 Mins. 1943
Make Mine Music Disney Animated Lindy Hop ---- ---- ---- More-Info Watch Clip ---- 1946
Minnie The Moocher MPI ---- Cab Calloway ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1991
Minnie The Moocher MPI ---- Cab Calloway ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1942
Moo Cow Boogie RCM Prod. Jitterbug | Tap Artie Young Dorothy Dandridge ---- More-Info Watch Clip 011 Mins. 1943
Ocean Hop, The -? Animated ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1927
Opus 12 Eeh Soundies Jitterbug Unknown Dancers ---- ---- Harry Gibson Watch Free 2:43 Mins. 1944
Outline of Jitterbug History Soundies Corp. Lindy Hop Whitey's Lindy Hoppers ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free ---- 1942
Ozzie Nelson Blues Soundies Swing | Jitterbug Harold (Hal) and Honey Bee Others ---- the Collegiates ---- 2:37 Mins. 1943
Patty Cake, Baker Man American Panoram Jitterbug | Solo Swing Steps Various Dancers ---- ---- Sugar Geise Watch Free 2:46 Mins. 1943
Phony Boy R.K.O. Collegiate Shag | Tap John Englert & Ruth Englert Virginia Hart & William Ledger (left) Joan & Gene Biggins (right) Watch Free ---- 11:33 Mins. 1937
Policy Man Creative Cinema Big Apple Big Apple Dancers Whitey's Lindy Hoppers ---- .More-Info Watch 010 Mins. 1938
Prisoner of Swing Vitaphone Short Lindy Hop Leon James Hal Leroy | Al Minns | Gae Foster Girls Frankie Manning More-Info Watch ---- 1938
Public Jitterbug #1 Warner Brothers Jitterbug | Tap Hal LeRoy & Betty Huton ---- Emerson's Hillbilly Sextette Watch Clip 21 Mins. 1939
Quiet Please Warner Brothers Jitterbug Various Swing Dancers Kathryn Kane ---- aka: Movieland Magic Watch Clip 018 Mins. 1939
Readin' Ritin' and Rhythm R.K.O. Pictoreel Lindy Hop | Shag | Tap Eight Raggle Taggles Don Byas Jimmy & Nora Bell Lucky Millinder Orch. Watch Free 10:23 Mins. 1939
Roll 'Em -? Jitterbug Unknown ---- ---- Meade Lux Lewis Watch Free 2:31 Mins. 1945
Sally Swing Paramount Animated Jitterbug Sally Swing Betty Boop ---- More-Info Watch Free 6:46 Mins. 1938
Savoy Ballroom Exhibit Prelinger Home Film Lindy Hop ---- ---- ---- NY Worlds Fair Watch Clip ---- 1939
Scrub Me Mama with Boogie Beat Universal Animtaed|Racial Lindy Hop ---- ---- More-Info Watch Clip 007 Mins. 1941
Show For Sale Mentone Big Apple Adrienne & Richards Big Apple Dancers Paul Florenz Girls .More-Info Watch 010 Mins. 1937
Sophmore Swing Vitaphone Lindy Hop Harvest Moon Ball ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1939
Spirit Moves, the Dancetime Lindy Hop Al Minns Leon James ---- Mura Dehn Watch Clip 3:28 Mins. 1987
Spirit of the Dance Paramount Lindy Hop Harvest Moon Ball ---- ---- More-Info Watch ---- 1948
Sugar Hill Masquerade Minocco Lindy Hop | Peckin' | Air-Steps Whitey's Lindy Hoppers Touring Group Alice Barker ---- Walter 'Hot-Lips' Fuller and Joe 'Rubber-Arms' Marshall Band Watch Free 3:02 Mins. 1942
Swing Cat's Jamboree Vitaphone Jitterbug | Shag | Tap Louis Prima & Dancers Mitzi Dahl & Ted Gary Maybe Buddy Ebsen? More-Info Watch Free 8:29 Mins. 1938
Swing Hotel Universal ---- John Torrance & Edna Torrance ---- .More-Info Watch 020 Mins. 1939
Swing, Hutton Swing Paramount Suzy-Q | Tap Ina Rae Hutton MeloDears, the ---- More-Info Watch Clip 010 Mins. 1937
Swing School -? ---- Betty Boop ---- ---- More-Info ---- 007 1938
Swing Shift Swing RCM Productions Vintage Swing Dance Irene Thomas and Don Gallgher Johnny and Venna Archer Johnny Collins | Edna Torrance Gael Amber (Singer Watch Free 003 Mins. 1942
Swing, Swing, Swing Vitaphone Swing | Collegiate Shag ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1937
Swingin' The Dream -? ---- ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1939
Swinging the Blues -? Swing Clips ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 19??
Symphony In Black Short Breakaway Various Dancers ---- ---- Duke Ellington ---- ---- 1935
Symphony of Swing Warner Brothers Collegiate Shag Various Dancers ---- ---- Artie Shaw Orchestra Watch Free 009 Mins. 1939
Tabby The Cat ---- -? Dean Collins ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free ---- 1945
Texas Tommy Short Texas Tommy unknown dancers ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free ---- 1928
The Big Apple Fox Big Apple Arthur Murray Shag Dancers ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 8:57 Mins. 1937
The Big Apple Paramount Newsreel Big Apple Big Apple Dancers ---- ---- More-Info Watch Free 002 Mins. 1937
The Big Apple Pathetone Big Apple Earl Leach Josephine Leach ---- More-Info Watch Free 1:32 Mins. 1937
Triple Boogie -? ---- ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- 4 Mins. 1948
Trumpet Serenade Universal Jitterbug Jivin' Jacks & Jills ---- Harry James Orch. More-Info ---- 015 Mins. 1942
Two Shadows Vitaphone Ballroom-Tap | Big Apple | Peckin' | Tap Billy and Beverly Bemis Jean & Her Big Apple Dancers ---- .More-Info Watch Clip ---- 1938
Varisty Show -? Jitterbug | Tap Buck & Bubbles Betty & Tommy Wonder ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1937
Vitaphone Public #1 Vitaphone ---- ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- ----
Woody Herman Orch. Vitaphone Lindy Hop Hal & Honey Abbott ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1938
World Series of the Dance Paramount Various ---- ---- ---- More-Info ---- ---- 1946
Your Feets Too Big Official Films Harlem Jazz Dance Betti Mays | Hilda Brown Mabel Lee | Olive Prince Vivian Brown | Winnie Johnson Fats Waller Watch Free 3:01 Mins. 1941
Zoot Suit-My Sunday Gal Soundies ? ---- Dorothy Dandridge Paul White ---- .More-Info Watch Free 2:42 Mins. 1942
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