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> Gertrude Hoffman
Here we see rare footage of the legendary ballroom couple Irene and Vernon Castle doing the Castle Walk, a craze that swept the country around 1915. Included in the collection is a selection of materials that enrich and augment the experience in photographs, a scrapbook, and even an Instruction Book so you can perform the dance yourself.  
Whirl of Life 1915.
2 videocassettes (75 min.) :
si., b&w NTSC. ; 3/4 in.(U-matic)

2001 The New York Public Library - The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
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