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Step back Cindy [videorecording]

Title
Step back Cindy [videorecording]
Publication
c1990.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1305Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Brady, Verlyn.
  • Cole, Calvin.
  • Deel, Nova.
  • Fine, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Calvert)
  • Johnson, Anne.
  • McCall, Bill.
  • Smith, Kirby, square dance caller.
  • Spalding, Susan Eike.
  • Steffey, Clifford.
  • Whisnant, David E., 1938-
Description
1 cassette. 28 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Documentaries and factual films and programs.
Note
  • Subtitle: Old time dancing in southwest Virginia. Presented by Headwaters. Distributed as a videotape by Appalshop, Inc., Whitesburg, Virginia. Producers/directors: Anne Lewis Johnson and Susan Spalding.
  • Unedited footage for this documentary may be found on the 16-cassette series *MGZIC 9-2261 Interweaving patterns.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1305
Title
Step back Cindy [videorecording]
Imprint
c1990.
Summary
Documentary on traditional dance forms, including square dancing, clogging, and flatfooting, as practiced in several towns in Virginia. The dancers, musicians, and callers Calvin Cole, Verlyn Brady, Nova Deel, Bill McCall, Kirby Smith, and Clifford Steffey discuss their dancing experiences, past and present: what they danced, how the dances were transmitted, and the part that dance played in their lives. Scholars Elizabeth Fine, David Whisnant, and Helen Lewis also offer commentaries. Archival photographs and contemporary footage of dancers in action depict the past and current state of dance.
Local Subject
Square, round and contra dancing.
Flatfooting.
Local Subject
Social dancing -- 20th century.
Television. Step back Cindy.
Television. Interweaving patterns.
Added Author
Cole, Calvin. Performer
Fine, Elizabeth C. (Elizabeth Calvert) Commentator
Brady, Verlyn. Performer
Whisnant, David E., 1938- Commentator
Deel, Nova. Performer
McCall, Bill. Performer
Smith, Kirby, square dance caller.
Steffey, Clifford. Performer
Spalding, Susan Eike. Producer. Director
Johnson, Anne. Producer. Director
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1305
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