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Tap Dancin’ Kids in New Orleans (1981)

Folks

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-05-27

Duration: 00:08:53

Subjects: Street entertainers | Tap dancing | Bourbon Street (New Orleans, La.) | Jackson Square (New Orleans, La.) | FRENCH QUARTER

Contributors:

  • Sexton, Sharon Elizabeth Host

Description

This segment from the May 27, 1982, episode of “Folks” features a re-broadcast of Sharon Elizabeth Sexton’s November 26, 1981, profile of the tap dancing kids in the French Quarter of New Orleans. She first visits Hambone and his partner Ray Moore as they tap dance for the tourists in Jackson Square. Sexton then follows Moore as he joins up with another group of tap dancers on Bourbon Street.