• Short Summary

    Karl and Ursula Breuer win European Ballroom Dancing Championships in Germany.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Top Dancers' Competition".

    European Ballroom Dancing Championships at Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany.

    Various shots of ballroom dancing competition - couples are doing Latin-American style dancing. M/S of line of couples at awards ceremony, Karl and Ursula Breuer step forwards and bow having won the contest, audience applauds. Various shots of the Breuers doing the quickstep in a spotlight. Various shots of teenage couples doing rock and roll style dancing (sanitised jiving!) M/S of audience clapping. All the male contestants (including the teenagers) wear dinner jackets, the women all wear big chiffon skirts (look like meringues).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1701.11
    Media URN:
    52860
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:47:00 / 01:14:49:00
    Canister:
    59/86

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