• Short Summary

    A skillful exhibition by an English couple, Alf Davies and Julie Reaby, won them the European Grand Prix Ballroom Dancing competition at Munich's 'Deutsche Theatre' Jan 7.

  • Description

    1.
    TV Dancers (Waltz) (Silent)
    8 ft

    2.
    SV Onlookers and Lights (Silent)
    3 ft

    3.
    LV Dancing (Waltz) (SOF)
    42 ft

    4.
    SV Audience Applauds (Silent)
    3 ft

    5.
    LV Dancing (Slow Fox Trot) (SOF)
    69 ft

    6.
    SV Audience Applauds. (Silent)
    3 ft

    7.
    LV Dancing (Quickstep) (SOF)
    88 ft

    8.
    SV Audience Applauds (Silent)
    3 ft

    9.
    CU Winners-Alf Davies & Julie Reaby (Silent)
    13 ft

    10.
    LV Presentation with cup to winners (Silent)
    5 ft

    11.
    SV --------ditto----- (Silent)
    4 ft

    12.
    LV Uncovering small car (Silent)
    6 ft

    13.
    SV Alf Davies gets into car (Silent)
    7 ft

    14.
    CU Julie Reaby in car-waves (Silent)
    4 ft

    15.
    LV Pushing car around dance floor (Silent)
    8 ft

    16.
    SV Audience Applauds (Silent)
    3 ft

    17.
    Alf and Julie dance 'Susie Q' (Dubbed SOF)
    28 ft

    18.
    CU Saxophone player (Dubbed SOF)
    3 ft

    19.
    LV Alf and Julie dancing (dubbed SOF)
    40 ft

    20.
    CU Audience Applauds (Dubbed SOF)
    3 ft

    21.
    CU Alf kisses Julie (Dubbed SOF)
    5 ft



    Initials AHS/tdh



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A skillful exhibition by an English couple, Alf Davies and Julie Reaby, won them the European Grand Prix Ballroom Dancing competition at Munich's 'Deutsche Theatre' Jan 7. Nine countries, Denmark, Ireland, Belgium, France, England, Holland, Italy, Austria and Germany, were represented in the competition.

    Finalists were five couple from England, Holland, Ireland, France and Germany
    Besides receiving the European Cup, the winning English pair were presented with a baby car, valued at GBP600 sterling, which was wheeled on the ballroom floor.

    After the presentation ceremony the winning couple gave a spirited demonstration of the 'Susie Q'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3MILZZIIF8IL4IPU59THNYWWI
    Media URN:
    VLVA3MILZZIIF8IL4IPU59THNYWWI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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