77 - American Tap

Mark Wilkinson's documentary provides a comprehensive history of Tap Dance complete with wonderful clips of many of its foremost practitioners past and present including the Nicholas Brothers, Ginger Rogers, Vera Ellen, Ann Miller and Eleanor Powell. Historical context is provided by a gallery of experts ranging from writers like Brian Siebert and Cornell West to notable dancers and choreographers thus revealing the roots of tap dance in Irish Step Dance and African Drum Circle.

Poorhouse International
United Kingdom
Directed by
Mark Wilkinson
58 minutes