Old Time Dancing 1951

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    Unissued / unused material.

    "Old Tyme Dancing" at Prestatyn Holiday Camp, North Wales.

    Exterior of holiday camp with outdoor dance floor in foreground, master of ceremonies announces first dance, the "Waltz of Britain". Various shots of couples waltzing, they are mainly middle-aged or older, the women wear old fashioned dresses. Various shots couples dancing "The Lancers". Various shots of the band - the "International Old Time Orchestra" - and conductor Leon Cochran. In the background the MC (aka "Maitre de Danse"), F. J. Mainey, calls dance moves out. More shots dancers.

    Date on dope sheet is 21/09/1951.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    69090
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2569.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:08:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:28:00 / 01:55:32:00
    Canister:
    UN 2387 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 2387 A
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