American Musical Theatre - "American Jazz Dances"
(Dec. 3, 1960, WCBS-TV)
Al Minns and Leon James with Marshall Stearns
Music Short - Tex Beneke with swing dancers in shadow.
Biography - J. Edgar Hoover
(1994 CEL Communications, Inc. in Assn. with A&E Network)
Call of the Jitterbug
Explores the Jitterbug/Lindy Hop dance craze through interviews with musicians and dancers who performed in Harlem's Savoy Ballroom. (35 min, color, video; available through Filmmakers Library, NY)
Whitey's Lindy Hoppers Congeroos
In-Jazz Way: A Portrait of Mura Dehn
Account of black sorial dance during the 1930s and 1940s with film clips of Harlem's Savoy Ballroom (30 min, color, 16mm film or video; available through Filmmakers Library, NY)
(Short subject on Benny Goodman, PBS in December 1993 - contains film clips from the 1942 movie The Powers Girl)
Jazz with Pepsi Bethel
(American Authentic Jazz Dance Theatre Company - Pepsi Bethel's company. Listed in Library of Congress)
National Geographic Explorer
Titled "Jitterbug" with Frankie Manning & Norma Miller
Watch Me Move
TV documentary on dance - includes great segment on swing.
H. Leon Raper