Main Menu

Tap by Region
U.S. States

Tap Topics
Videos Online
Web Sites


Getting Started
About Tap
For Beginners

Learn to Tap
Online Tutorials
Steps A to Z
DVD Videos
How-To Books

Online Videos
Tap Shop
Web Sites

Site Map
Home Page

A Note From Kathie:
If you would like to add to, correct, or update any of the information on this Web site, you are invited to send a message or a letter to the email address or postal address on our Contact Us page.

Kathie Fry, Editor of Tap Dancing Resources
Kathie Fry, Editor
Tap Dancing Resources
| Contact Kathie |

Bill Robinson Tap Dancing Films

Bill Robinson movies featuring tap dancing sequences. Includes the four films he made with Shirley Twmple, the movie loosely based on his life "Stormy Weather:, and others.

Shirley Temple Films Co-Starring Bill Robinson
Bill Robinson's most iconic tap dancing scenes were featured in the four movies in which one of her co-stars was tap dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. Those films included "The Little Colonel" and "The Littlest Rebel" in 1935, and "Just Around the Corner" and "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm" in 1938,

Bill Robinson Filmography

Hello Bill 1929

Dixiana 1930

Harlem is Heaven 1932

The Big Benefit 1933

King for a Day 1934

The Big Broadcast of 1936

The Little Colonel 1935

The Littlest Rebel 1935

In Old Kentucky 1935

Hooray for Love 1935

One Mile From Heaven 1937

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm 1938

Up the River 1938

Cotton Club Revue 1938

Just Around the Corner 1938

Let's Scuffle 1942

By an Old Southern River 1942

Stormy Weather 1943
Film loosely based on the life of Bill Robinson lfeaturing Lena Horne, Cab Calloway, the Nicholas Brothers, and Bill Robinson himself in the lead role. Stormy Weather is the film in which the Nicholas Brothers perform their most famous tap dancing in the musical number "Jumpin Jive".

1940's Bill Robinson Movies


More About Bill Robinson Films

TITLE: Dixiana

RELEASED: August 1, 1930
ACTORS: Bebe Daniels and Everett Marshall
NOTES: Bill Robinson appeared as a specialty dancer in "Dixiana"
- ) Downloadable Video of "Dixiana" at

Bill Robinson Movies 1929-1943

1929 Bill Robinson Movies
"Hello, Bill" (specialty dancer)

1930 Bill Robinson Movies
"Dixiana" (specialty dancer)

1932 Bill Robinson Movies
"Harlem is Heaven" (Bill)

1933 Bill Robinson Movies
"The Big Benefit" (appeared as himself)

1934 Bill Robinson Movies
"King for a Day" (Bill Green) VIDEO #1:


1935 Bill Robinson Movies
"The Big Broadcast of 1936"(specialty dancer)
"The Little Colonel" (Walker)
"The Littlest Rebel" (Uncle Billy)
"In Old Kentucky" (Wash Jackson)
"Hooray for Love" (played himself, danced with Jeni LeGon)

1937 Bill Robinson Movies
"One Mile from Heaven" (Officer Joe Dudley)

1938 Bill Robinson Movies
"Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm" (Aloysius)
"Up the River" (Memphis Jones)
"Cotton Club Revue" (appeared as himself)
"Just Around the Corner" (Corporal Jones)

1942 Bill Robinson Movies
"Let's Scuffle" (apopeared as himself)
"By an Old Southern River" (Specialty dnacer)

1943 Bill Robinson Movies
"Stormy Weather" (Bill Williamson)

Tap Dancing in the Movies

Tap Dancing Films on DVD

Shop for Tap Dancing Products

Tap Dancing Resources

See also
Facebook "Tap Dancing Resources" Page
Facebook "Tap Dancing Friends Discussions" Group
Facebook "Tap Dancing Events and Classes Worldwide" Group
Blog With Tap Dancing Articles and News

Tap Events:

Tap Festivals
By Date

Tap Worlds
November 2019

Tap Europeans
June 2019

Tap Dance Day
May 25th

Practice Tool

Online Metronome
(20-330 BPM)

Follow Us On Social Media


Facebook "Tap Dancing Discussions" Group

Facebook "Tap Dancing Events and Classes World Wide" Group

Facebook "Tap Dancing Resources" Page

Twitter "Tap Dance Guide" Feed

YouTube Channel

Tap Shop

Tap Shoes
Tap Books
Tap Video DVDs
Tap Shop Menu

| Argentina | Armenia | Argentina | Australia | Austria | Belgium | Brazil | Bulgaria | Canada | Cayman | Chile | China | Colombia | Costa Rica | Croatia | Cuba | Czech Republic | Denmark | Dominican Republic | Egypt | Estonia | Finland | France | Germany | Greece | Guatemala | Honduras | Hong Kong | Hungary | India | Indonesia | Ireland | Israel | Italy | Japan | Korea | Latvia | Lithuania | Malaysia | Mexico | Mozambique | Namibia | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Peru | Philippines | Poland | Portugal | Russia | Serbia | Singapore | Slovakia | Slovenia | South Africa | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Thailand | Turkey | Turks Caicos | Uganda | Ukraine | United Kingdom | United States | Vietnam |

Tap Shoes
Video DVDs
Products Menu

Follow Us
Tap Dance Blog
Facebook Group
Facebook Page
Twitter Feed