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Wanstead and Woodford Cine Club Dance

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Wanstead and Woodford Cine Club Dance

Couples shake their moves in this short home movie recorded at the annual dance held by a group of East London amateur cinema enthusiasts.

Amateur film 1955 2 mins


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The Wanstead And Woodford Cine Club were formed before the Second World War by local home-movie enthusiasts. This brief film shows an annual dance, with numerous couples ballroom dancing – including two women together, a younger couple tentatively trying to jive and a man serenading his partner.