Killer Diller (1948)

All-American News 1948 Director: Josh Binney Producer: E. M. Glucksman Story/Screenplay: Hal Seeger Photographer: Lester Lang Editor: L. Hesse Music: Rene J. Hall. 73 mins., black & white, 35mm. FGC 2380-83 The Congaroo Dancers do a Lindy Hop routine next to a prop palm tree. They dance extremely fast with excellent execution to the music […]

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Swingin’ at the Savoy

Not to be confused with the book by the same name by original Lindy Hopper Norma Miller. I guess the name was too good to resist! Originally produced by Living Traditions, the people responsible for the very successful Lindy Hop revival in Seattle starting in the late eighties, this documentary provides an intimate glimpse of […]

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The Call of the Jitterbug (1988)

Documentary 1988 Jesper Sorensen, Vibeke Winding, and Tana Ross. Produced by Green Room Productions. 35 min. sd. color with black and white sequences. The Call of the Jitterbug, which takes its name from the Cab Calloway song, is one the best documentaries of Lindy Hop produced so far. It includes oral history interviews with Norma […]

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