Dawn of a new world two-step to Lindy hop, 1890s-1940s

Format: DVD 2005
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Shaler North Hills Library Audiovisual DVD 793.3 D
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
Collection  Audiovisual
Call Number  DVD 793.3 D
Have you ever been curious about the development of today's modern ballroom dances? Ever wonder how, when, and why social dances evolved and became popular? If so, let yourself be transported back in time as professional dancers recreate popular social dances from the 1890s to the 1940s. Dancing Through the Centuries: Dawn of a New World features several dances from bygone eras that are professionally reconstructed, smartly choreographed, and skillfully executed.Enjoy fun, energetic dances like the Turkey Trot and Charleston, or beautiful, graceful dances like the Fox Trot and Tango. Learn how changes in politics, economics, behavior, and dress molded and shaped the way people moved and expressed themselves. Experience a fuller picture of the early 20th century through period photos, new illustrations, invigorating music, beautiful costumes'and of course, dance.
Additional Information
Series Dancing through the centuries
Subjects Dance -- United States -- History.
Foxtrot (Dance)
Tango (Dance)
Charleston (Dance)
Cakewalk (Dance)
Maxixe (Dance)
Lindy (Dance)
Publisher Lanham, MD :National Film Network,2005
Other Titles Two-step to Lindy hop, 1890s-1940s
Contributors Camus, Renée.
Bradley, Alexander.
Bryan, Liam.
Dickson, Cora.
Dilli, Zeynep.
Imbiriba, Breno.
Olear, Liana.
Poretsky, Jeff.
Centuries Historical Dance.
National Film Network.
Participants/Performers Dancers, Renée Camus, Alexander Bradley, Liam Bryan, Cora Dickson, Zeynep Dilli, Breno Imbiriba, Liana Olear, Jeff Poretsky.
Other Contributors Dances reconstructed and choreographed by Renée Camus ; editor, Alexander Bradley.
Language English
System Details DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9780802607157
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