Cake Walk (film #3 in the Dance section of American Variety Stage). [Category: Early Film & TV]

Some African-Americans do a lively dance for us. This has a lot of historical value as a documentation of African-American dance styles back in 1903. You can see tap dancing emerging here. A 1903 Biograph film.

Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: **. Weirdness: ***. Historical Interest: ****. Overall Rating: ***.

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American Square Dancing

American Square Dancing. Rather dry educational film in which clean 40s teenagers demonstrate square dancing moves. I would have liked to ...