• Short Summary

    Item showing how tap dancing sounds are made, also features Rudy Starita and Daphne Day.

  • Description

    Tap tap.

    Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.

    M/S of fingers tapping. M/S of Morse Code being tapped out. A man reacts angrily when a girl practises her tap dancing in a room above him. M/S of her dancing around the room. Diagrams explain how the tap sound is made. Various shots of men playing tribal drums. M/S of cabaret dancer Daphne Day doing exotic dances. M/S of pool game. M/S of woman having her knee tapped for reflexes. M/S's of hands tapping. M/S as Rudy Starita and his band play a lively tune.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1548.05
    Media URN:
    49677
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:12:00 / 01:08:49:00
    Canister:
    NSP 324

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