RIVER CREE, the

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Places:

  • Dumfriesshire

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Celts and celtic culture
  • Education
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Music

Genres:

  • Dance
  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • RUSSELL, Stanley Livingstone
  • Scottish Educational Film Association (SEFA)
  • Scottish Films / Thames and Clyde Productions

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: RIVER CREE, the

Reference number: 0850

Date: 1950c

Director: d. Stanley Russell

Sponsor: Joint Production Committee of SEFA and SFC in association with Scottish Country Dance Association

Production company: Thames and Clyde Film Co.

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.00 mins

Description: Dancers demonstrate the various steps of the Scottish dance "The River Cree".

See also ref 1101

Part of a series of teaching films made by SEFA (other film in series is called 'Mrs McLeod: A Reel') with the co-operation of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society to show correct steps and patterns of Scottish country dances. Miss Jean C. Milligan was dance supervisor.

Credits: m. p. Daisy Badger, Hilda Stephenson
sc. D M Elliot
dance supervisor Jean C Milligan
ph. Frank Ellis
assistants David Hanley, Tony Spratling
comm.s. Robert Urquhart
sd. rec. Morris Askew
slow motion sequence, Paddy Vinten
continuity Jan Jack

Shotlist: Credits (0.27); l/s dancers gathered on dance floor; c/u dancer's feet as he demonstrates pas de basque, from front and back; same, in slow motion (0.34) c/u to ms dancer demonstrating the progressive step (1.59) Dancers perform the jig itself, including steps demonstrated and "poussette" (7.04); ecs (7.12)