Did you know that the First Tap Dance challenge scene took place in the 1984 film The Cotton Club.
The film is about the famous 1930’s Harlem Jazz Club The Cotton Club. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.
The film was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, Choreographed by Henry LeTang and starred Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Bob Hoskins, Larry Fishburne, Nicholas Cage among others.
The Tap Challenge – Gregory Hines, Charles Honi Coles, Maurice Hines, James Buster Brown, Ralph Brown, Harold Cromer, Bubba Gaines, George Hillman, Henry Phace Roberts, Howard Sandman Sims, Jimmy Slyde, Henry LeTang, Charles Young, Tip Tap and Toe – Skip Cunningham – Luther Fontaine – Jan Mickens.