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London School of Contemporary Dance

Series

Series Name
London Line

Issue

Issue No.
426
Date Released
1972
Filmed
Nov 1972
Length of issue (in feet)
600
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1London School of Contemporary Dance
  2. 2Learner Drivers
  3. 3Osibisa

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 3
Summary
COI synopsis: Basil Wanzira, university graduate with first class honoury [sic] in dance and drama, joined a special course of the London School of Contemporary Dance. Here we see him as he illustrates the techniques of African and Western dancing, staging and production. Basil will return home equipped to stage traditional African dances in a unified African culture.
Keywords
Education and training; Performing arts
Written sources
COI Catalogue Cards [BFI National Archive]
COI Microfilm Roll 43 [BFI National Archive]   Used for synopsis
COI Reference
MI 1257/426
Credits:
Camera
Andrew Tyler
Director
Bill Metcalfe
Sponsor
Central Office of Information (COI)
Sponsor
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Sound
Frank Jeffs
Camera
John Rees
Presenter
Jumoke Debayo
Producer
Patrick Brawn
Support services
Renee Serlin
Camera
Richard Dellow

This series is held by:

Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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Phone
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Fax
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Address
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Notes
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