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No Maps on My Taps

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Time Out says

Can blue men sing the whites? Can Fred Astaire tap dance? Well - yes; but the top-hat-and-tails routine, like the Clapton solo, sho' nuff got black roots. This lively showcase for veteran Harlem hoofers delightedly lets them show. A spirited tap 'contest' in front of the Lionel Hampton Band and an enthusiastic audience caps a unique retrospective portrait of the art, featuring amazing clips from both mainstream and 'race' movies of the '30s heyday, and fixing tap as another enduring expression of black American culture.
Written by PT

Release Details

  • Duration:60 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:George T Nierenberg
  • Cast:
    • Chuck Green
    • Sandman Sims
    • Buster Brown
    • Bunny Briggs
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