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  • Short Summary

    Open air display of country dancing.

  • Description

    Harrogate College, Yorkshire.

    Intertitle reads: "The Charleston, Black Bottom, and other movements of Modern Jazz, have not altogether killed the grace of the country dance."

    Various country dances are performed by firstly a large group of women in white and pale dresses, then by a group of couples. The shots of the women dancers are taken from a high angle to give an impression of the patterns being made. One intertitle reads: "Growing in this land of ours is a wide movement to bring back to English Girlhood the grace of the old-time dances." and another: "Show us your Charleston - Heebee Jeebees (or whatever name Jazz is adopting for the nonce) to compare with these healthy, graceful country dances -' say the leaders of the movement."

    Killjoys!

    Was item in Eve's Film Review issue 321.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    756.02
    Media URN:
    35282
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1927
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:20:00 / 01:03:45:00
    Canister:
    EP 010

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