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  • Short Summary

    Very young girl is taught to dance, two young dancers do a Charleston and a formal dance is shown.

  • Description

    Introductory intertitle reads: "When we were young and the spirit of dance was afoot."

    Young woman in a ballet tutu dances around an ornamental garden with fountain and statues. Ballerina teaches a young girl some steps (the girl is probably 2 or 3 years old). C/U of the two dancers on some stone steps. The two then dance - the mother on points, the daughter on tiptoe.

    "Simple and sedate - different to the time the Charleston first took our fancy - " Two young dancers (about 4 or 5 years old) do a Charleston. Then we see a group of people dressed in the costume of the 1830s doing a very formal dance in the open air. Most of the dancers are children.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 462.

    Note: flash-frame intertitles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    918.01
    Media URN:
    15441
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:02:31:00
    Canister:
    EP 186

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