• Short Summary

    The famous dancer Santos Casani introduces the 'New Waltz'.

  • Description

    Note: The location of the events in this film are unknown.

    Full titles read: "The feature of this year's Waltz is the hesitation movement ... he (or she) who doesn't hesitate, is lost ! - Here is The New Waltz - demonstrated & explained by SANTOS CASANI, the well known Teacher of Dancing."

    L/S's of Casani dancing with dance partner. He stops, and says, "Ladies and gentlemen now we will show you the dance of their season The Waltz, step, by step."

    Several shots of Casani's and his partners feet. He explains the correct movements of the feet and counts the number of steps, "one, two, three etc..." (Unfortunately some of the moves are obscured by the length of his partners dress).

    After demonstrating some Waltz variations, such as the 'Left hand spin'. They dance to music and are joined by other dancers who have been watching the lesson from the side of the dance floor.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1038.06
    Media URN:
    37018
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:42:00 / 01:14:36:00
    Canister:
    PT 075

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