75 Years Ago, One of the Best Dance Routines Ever Was Filmed, Unrehearsed on the First Take

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Fred Astaire said it was’ the greatest dancing he had ever seen on film’. In a dance operation for the senilities, the Nicholas Brother, Fayard( 1914 a

2006) and Harold( 1921 a

2000 ), stupefied publics with their acrobatic programme to Cab Calloway’s hit song, Jumpin’ Jive . Not simply that, but the chore was unrehearsed and what the hell are you view was the first make![ source]

The performance was from the 1943 melodic movie, Stormy Weather. In 2001, Stormy Weather was selected for the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”

For a great summary of the Nicholas Brothers’ style and impact on dance, check out this NYT article.

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