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  • Short Summary

    Blacked up tap dancer Jimmy Ferguson does a routine.

  • Description

    Jimmy Ferguson - the dancing star from the show "Virginia" demonstrates his dance routines. He is blacked in the style of a "black and white minstrel".

    C/U of him taking his hat off to the camera. C/U of his feet as he does a tap dance routine. L/S of the man as he dances - probably in the Pathe Studio. L/Ss of the tap dance and C/U of his feet. It is a bit of a soft shoe shuffle. His routine includes the splits and a bit of funny business.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 497.

    Note: either shot in slow motion or transfer to Digibeta a little slow.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    928.06
    Media URN:
    16579
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:31:00 / 01:13:15:00
    Canister:
    EP 201

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