“Here’s the Argentine Tango” – Fox Movietone News Story about Argentine Tango in New York, 1928


This video was discovered by Walter Nelson at the Moving Image Research Collections of the University of South Carolina.  The title card states:


Spanish dancers perform genuine article nightly in Greenwich Village cafe

According to the University, the reel was produced December 6, 1928.  It was donated to the University by the Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  It is credited as follows: Fox Movietone News (Production unit). Jack Painter (Camera operator). 24 (Production unit). Tice (Sound).

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s