• Short Summary

    THE "TWIST", A NEW DANCE FROM AMERICA, HAS SWEPT ACROSS THE WORLD AS AFAR AS JAPAN.

  • Description

    THE "TWIST", A NEW DANCE FROM AMERICA, HAS SWEPT ACROSS THE WORLD AS AFAR AS JAPAN. ION A TOKYO NIGHT-CLUB RECENTLY, HUNDREDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE TOOK PART IN A "TWIST" MARATHON, IN AN ATTEMPT TO BEAT THE RECORD OF 34-HOURS CONTINUAL "TWISTING" SET UP BY AN ENGLISH YOUTH.

    BALANCED ON THE BALLS OF THEIR FEET, DANCERS PERFORM A MOTION SIMILAR TO THAT OF STUBBING OUT A CIGARETTE ON THE FLOOR WHILE TWISTING THEIR HIPS. THE MUSIC HAS ITS OWN PARTICULAR 'BEAT'.

    FROM AMERICA, WHERE IT ORIGINATED LAST YEAR, THE "TWIST" QUICKLY BECAME POPULAR IN EUROPE, AND SWEPT OK TO OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD. LIKE MOST FADS AND FANCIES, IT IS NOW REPORTEDLY WANING IN POPULARITY IN THE UNITED STATES, AND A NEW DANCE - THE "METHOD" - IS TAKING OVER IN BRITAIN."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA40DIBM37S5ORFOGMHKHTQB26L
    Media URN:
    VLVA40DIBM37S5ORFOGMHKHTQB26L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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