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Nicholas, Fayard

Overview
Works: 49 works in 67 publications in 1 language and 1,414 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Drama  Interviews  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Internet videos 
Roles: Interviewee, Dancer, Speaker, Choreographer, Author, Performer
Classifications: GV1785.K45, 792.62092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fayard Nicholas
Gene Kelly : anatomy of a dancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life and career of Gene Kelly who revolutionized musical and movie dancing, making it accessible for all people. Uses extended film clips, interviews with colleagues and critics and filmed interview segments from 1976 with Kelly
Orchestra wives by Archie L Mayo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connie Ward is in seventh heaven when Gene Morrison's band rolls into town. She is swept off her feet by trumpeter Bill Abbott. After marrying him, she joins the band's tour, and learns about life as an orchestra wife
A century of Black cinema( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two one-hour specials featuring African-American entertainers on film. Includes interviews with Eddie Murphy, Whoopi Goldberg, Denzel Washington, Laurence Fishburne, Danny Glover and Fayard Nicholas
Jeni LeGon : living in a great big way( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeni LeGon overcame barriers to become the first Black woman to sign a long-term contract with a major Hollywood studio. She subsequently appeared in over a dozen films, yet despite her talent, there were many hard lessons to be learned in a segregated Hollywood. This film showcases the path that Jeni forged for herself and the gift of inspiration that she gave a generation of dance students. The film includes interviews with the tap dancer Fayard Nicholas and archival footage of the Nicholas Brothers, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Fats Waller, Paul Robeson and Cab Calloway
The liberation of L.B. Jones : a story of Southern hospitality( Visual )

2 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Byron Jones is a black businessman who owns a successful undertaking business, and is married to the very young and desirable Emma. His ability to cooperate with the white community is clearly an asset in the genteel town of Somerset, Tennessee. When Emma has an affair with a white policeman, divorce ensues and the stage is set for high drama
Night at the Golden Eagle( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two old mobsters intending to go legit are spending their last night in Los Angeles at the rundown Golden Eagle Hotel. But on the hottest night of the summer, in a place where prostitutes, pimps, drunken bums and young runaways collide, you never know who's going to end up dead
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Fayard Nicholas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancer Fayard Antonio Nicholas was born on October 20, 1914 in Mobile, Alabama, the eldest of the Nicholas Brothers. In 1927, he and his siblings debuted as "The Nicholas Kids" in Philadelphia, eventually becoming "The Nicholas Brothers". Famous for the "flying splits", the Nicholas Brothers opened at Harlem's Cotton Club in 1931 where one of their most popular routines was “Minnie the Moocher” with Cab Calloway. Their first film, a short entitled Pie Blackbird was shot in 1932, followed by numerous other roles. Nicholas served in the Army from 1943 to 1944. The brothers danced for the King of England in 1948, and were honored by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in addition to receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Nicholas lectured about dance with his wife, Katheryn Hopkins Nicholas. His brother, Harold, passed away in 2000. Nicholas passed away on January 24, 2006 at age 91
Masters & mentors( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a spoken introduction and a dance performance by Charles "Honi" Coles, a slide show of posters depicting dance routines from Hollywood musicals, recreations of dance routines from Hollywood musicals featuring members of the Jazz Tap Ensemble, a spoken introduction and a song and dance performance by Fayard Nicholas, and singing and dancing by Harold Nicholas
Black and blue : the story of Gerald Ford, Willis Ward, and the 1934 Michigan-Georgia Tech football game( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1934, Georgia Tech refused to play football against Michigan unless the team benched Willis Ward, an African American player. Ward's teammate and friend, Gerald Ford, nearly quit the team in protest. This event shaped the lives of Ward and Ford and the two formed a friendship that lasted for the rest of their lives
[Library of Congress Music Division concert, 2003-05-22]( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A musical revue celebrating Bob Hope's 100th birthday and the donation of his archives to the Library of Congress in 1998. Features songs, dances, and comedy routines that Hope performed from the 1920s to the 1990s. Includes a segment produced by the Library of Congress Veterans History Project in which Peggy Bulger interviews Tony Hope, Fayard Nicholas, and Patty Thomas who accompanied Hope on his USO tours
[Kennedy Center honors, 14th]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Seven noted figures in the performing arts are applauded at the 14th annual gala, taped December 8 in Washington, D.C. This year's honorees--chorale master Robert Shaw, Roy Acuff, musical-comedy collaborators Adolph Green and Betty Comden, Gregory Peck, and the tap-dancing Nicholas Brothers (Harold and Fayard)--are hailed by President George Bush, emcee Walter Cronkite, Audrey Hepburn, Gene Kelly, Gregory Hines, Chet Atkins, Lauren Bacall, Carol Burnett, Jean Stapleton, and Mike Nichols. And they're saluted in staged tributes. Peck: Recalling the actor's Irish roots, violinst Isaac Stern plays Farewell to Cuchulain. Acuff: The spirit of the Grand Ole Opry is captured by Emmylou Harris, Bill Monroe and Steve Wariner. Shaw: Soprano Sylvia McNair sings All the things you are as prelude to a grand-scale Hallelujah chorus. Nicholas Brothers: Young dancers perform acrobatic precision numbers. Comden and Green: Hits from their Broadway songbook, including Just in time and Make someone happy, are sung by Patti Lupone, Howard McGillin and Phyllis Newman (Mrs. Green). Also: a selection from Broadway's The Will Rogers Follies, with Keith Carradine"--TV guide, December 26, 1991
Jazzing it up( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Guests discuss the emergence of the choreographed Lindy Hop dance, the acrobatics and style of the Nicholas brothers
Black and blue (promo reel)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Promotional reel of excerpts from the Broadway revue Black and blue, seen in performance, with emphasis on the show's dancing. The production opened in New York on Jan. 26, 1989, and ran until Jan. 20, 1991
The American Film Institute salute to Gene Kelly( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tribute to dancer Gene Kelly, recipient of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award for 1985. Film clips and speeches by his co-stars and colleagues celebrate his achievements as dancer, choreographer, and director. In addition, Gregory Hines dances to the song "'S wonderful"; and Cyd Charisse, Donald O'Connor, and Debbie Reynolds, Kelly's co-stars in Singin' in the rain, join writers Betty Comden and Adolph Green in serenading him with the "Lucky star" song from that film. The entire assembly shares in singing "When Irish eyes are smiling" at the close of the program
The Robert L. Reed Tap Heritage Institute Inc. presents the 6th Annual St. Louis Tap Festival( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Fayard Nicholas : Theatre & Performance Biographical File] by Fayard Nicholas( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gotta dance! : a dance tribute to Hollywood : Career Transition for Dancers' Ninth Annual Gala( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An Interview with Fayard Nicholas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tap dancer Fayard Nicholas of the Nicholas Brothers discusses his career
Wrap your cares in rhythm and dance by Sammy Cahn( Recording )

and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Network( Visual )

1 edition published in 1936 and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Night at the Golden Eagle
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Brotherhood in rhythm : the jazz tap dancing of the Nicholas Brothers