Canada dances

Canada, 1947

Film
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Episode of Series “Canada carries on”.
The film relates dancing, both as relaxation and expression, to the traditional and economic environment of the Canadian people. The influence of social conditions on dance forms is demonstrated in a survey which ranges from Indian religious dances, the national and folk dances of pioneers and settlers, the social square dances of rural communities, to the mechanistic individualism of modern jive. Narrated by David Catton.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

producer

Sydney Newman

Duration

00:09:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1947

Appears in

Canada carries on

Group of items

Canada carries on

Explore

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

001659

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Canada - Social life and customs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sociology, Rural

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Music & Performing Arts → Ballet

Music & Performing Arts → Dancers

Music & Performing Arts → Dancing

Music & Performing Arts → Folk dancing - Canada

Music & Performing Arts → Indians of North America - Canada - Dances

Music & Performing Arts → Modern dance

Music & Performing Arts → Square dancing

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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