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  • Short Summary

    Compilation of three early dancing films.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Full title reads: "The Virginia Reel in the days when dancing was dancing".

    Couples in room dancing a traditional reel to violin and accordion accompaniment.

    Intertitle reads: "The girls then carried their trains in one hand and their beaus in the other (Old Fashioned Waltz - 1897)".

    Couples waltzing in room.

    Intertitle reads: "One of the first motion pictures ever made. ('The Minister's Dilemma' - 1897)."

    Group of girls dancing in a ring around priest who is blindfolded.

    Cataloguer's Note: The film has been transferred slightly too slow - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1800.02
    Media URN:
    60608
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:31:00 / 01:14:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 1 F (B)

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