Margaret Evelyn Walker

Australia, 1988

Film
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Episode of Series “Dance: Videos of Australian dancers and choreographers”.
Margaret Evelyn Walker is one of the best loved figures in dance in Australia. She discusses her travels in Eastern Europe in the 1940’s and 1950’s, her belief in the power of folk music, her struggles to have it accepted as a subject in schools and of the establishment of the Australian Association for Dance Education. Interview conducted by James Murdoch.

Credits

producer

Peter Campbell

production company

Australia Council

Duration

00:51:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Appears in

Dance: Videos of Australian dancers and choreographers

Group of items

Dance: Videos of Australian dancers and choreographers

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

39135

Language

English

Subject categories

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Interviews

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Music & Performing Arts → Dancers

Music & Performing Arts → Dancers - Australia - Interviews

Music & Performing Arts → Folk dancing

Music & Performing Arts → Folk music

People → Walker, Margaret, 1920-

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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