MEDAU RHYTHMIC MOVEMENT

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Education
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Educational
  • Instructional

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Educational Film Association (SEFA)

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: MEDAU RHYTHMIC MOVEMENT

Reference number: 3841

Date: 1954c

Sponsor: The Scottish Council of Physical Recreation

Production company: Joint Production Committee of SEFA and SFC

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.59 mins

Description: Introduces system of rhythmical training for girls introduced by Herr H. Medau, of Coburg, as demonstrated by a team of German students at Jordanhill Training College, Glasgow.

File containing correspondence and scripts is held at the National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive.

See also http://www.medau.org.uk/ for more information.

Credits: m. and movement Hinrich and Senta Medau
p. Douglas Gray, with cooperation of Molly Braithwaite (Medau Society of Great Britain and Ireland) and Doris Robertson (Scottish Council of Physical Education)
comm. s. May Brown
cameramen P.H. Hunter, F.M. Mars

Shotlist: credits (0.42) shots of young girls arriving at Jordanhill College, Glasgow and starting their movement class (wearing white gymslips) with Herr Medau accompanying on the piano (1.42) shots of girls clapping rythmically in sequence (2.32) shots of girls running, skipping and jumping in time to the music (3.03) girl demonstrating "feathering" movement, accompanied by a drum (3.39) girl demonstrates "wave-like" movement (4.05) gvs of girls working with clubs and balls (7.14) girls working with hoops (10.19) general movemets to end, much the same as introductory sequence (10.40) ecs (10.59)