2006) and Harold( 1921 a
2000 ), dazzled audiences with their acrobatic routine to Cab Calloway’s hit song, Jumpin’ Jive . Not simply that, but the routine was unrehearsed and what you realize was the first take![ source]
The performance was from the 1943 musical film, Stormy Weather. In 2001, Stormy Weather was selected for the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”
For a great summary of the Nicholas Brothers’ style and impact on dance, check out this NYT article.