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A nymph of the waves (1903)
Superimposition of a woman dancing over footage of crashing waves from the rapids of Niagara Falls. The woman wears a frilly, perhaps feather-trimmed, white dress with a low-cut bodice, a...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Dance--United States; Ballet dancing--United States; Dancers--United States; Ballerinas--United States; Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.); Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Trick films; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:24
Popularity (downloads): 2098
 
Spanish dancers at the Pan-American Exposition (1901)
The film was photographed from the area back of the midway of the Pan-American Exposition. The immediate background indicates the camera was in front of the living quarters of the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Pan-American Exposition--(1901 :--Buffalo; N; Y; )Exhibitions--United States; Dance; Dancers--New York (State)--Buffalo; Romanies--New York (State)--Buffalo; Women; Romani--New York (State)--Buffalo; Buffalo (N.Y.); Actuality--Short; Dance--Performance--Short;
Duration: 00:01:18
Popularity (downloads): 1030
 
Junior Prom (1946)
Experiences of two couples on a double date at the Junior Prom.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Social guidance;Social guidance: Etiquette;Dance and dancing;
Duration: 00:20:16
Popularity (downloads): 841
 
Princess Rajah dance (1904)
Princess Rajah performs an "Oriental" or belly dance, and a balancing chair act in her teeth like that often found in folk performances in various cultures from Northern Africa to...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Belly dance--United States; Louisiana Purchase Exposition--(1904 :--Saint Louis, Mo. )--Exhibitions; Dancers--Missouri--Saint Louis; Folk dancing; Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:11
Popularity (downloads): 2842
 
Saeko Ichinohe Dance Company: Arts in Education - segment 03 of 3 (2001)
A history of the unique Saeko Ichinohe Dance Company, one of the pioneers of multicultural choreography. Narrated by the former Director of the Performing Arts Program of Asia Socity, the...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: dance;multicultural;choreography;Saeko Ichinohe;New York City;Japan;
Duration: 00:18:43
Popularity (downloads): 869
 
The boys think they have one on Foxy Grandpa, but he fools them (1902)
Opens on a stage with a stone fence and a painted backdrop of a forest or garden. In front of the fence is a bench, on which sits Joseph Hart...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Foxy Grandpa (Fictitious character)--Drama; Banjo--United States--Drama; Banjoists--United States--Drama; Boys--United States--Conduct of life--Drama; Practical jokes--Drama; Tap dancing--United States; Silent films; Comedies; Vaudeville; Dance; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:08
Popularity (downloads): 1091
 
Lucky Strike Cigarette Commercial: Square Dance (1948)
Lucky Strike cigarette commercial with stop-motion animation of square-dancing cigarettes.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Advertising: Television commercials;Substance abuse: Tobacco;Animation: Stop-motion;
Duration: 00:00:58
Popularity (downloads): 5126
 
A tough dance (1902)
From either side of a white, apparently outdoors, setting enter a man and woman, both wearing ragged street clothes and caps. As they approach center stage, the man grabs the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Dance--New York (State)--New York; Hoodlums--New York (State)--New York--Drama; Dancers--New York (State)--New York; Bowery (New York, N.Y.: Street)--Drama; Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:45
Popularity (downloads): 1381
 
Dance (1903)
Three young women with dark, curly hair stand on a stage with a black background and patterned carpet or tile underfoot. They wear tights, ballet shoes, and frilly dresses to...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Quadrille (Dance)--United States; Dance--United States; Dancers--United States; Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:23
Popularity (downloads): 4498
 
Ella Lola, a la Trilby (1908)
A young, dark-haired woman performs a dance inspired by George du Maurier's character Trilby, in an early modern dance style reminiscent of Isadora Duncan. She dances barefoot without stockings and...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Modern dance--United States; Dancers--United States; Silent films; Dance; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:36
Popularity (downloads): 2414
 

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