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|Genre/Form:||Special event coverage and commentary
|Named Person:||Christopher Chadman; Ginger Rogers; Peter Gennaro; Yvonne De Carlo; Donna McKechnie; Gloria de Haven; José Greco|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. NTSC ; 3/4 in. (U-matic)|
|Contents:||[Press conference] (ca. 20 min.) / sponsored by Johnson Wax ; recorded at the discothèque New York, New York, in New York City, in 1978 ; announcer, Monti Rock III ; master of ceremonies, Ginger Rogers. The event included a retrospective of social dances over the years: the hesitation waltz, Charleston, tango, jitterbug, merengue, frug and disco dancing. Christopher Chadman and Monica Tiller demonstrated the new Agree disco dance, created especially for the occasion by Peter Gennaro. Special guests, appearing briefly at the start of the program, included Ann Reinking, Donna McKechnie, Paula Kelly, José Greco, Gloria de Haven, Hal Leroy, Yvonne de Carlo, Peter Lawford, Virginia Mayo, Alexis Smith, George Murphy, Alice Faye, Ruby Keeler (escorted by Peter Gennaro), and Ginger Rogers. [News report] (ca. 3 min.) / reporter, Dick Cunningham ; summary of the press conference, followed by a "sneak preview" of the Agree disco dance, demonstrated by its creator, Peter Gennaro. [Peter Gennaro's dance demonstration and interview] (ca. 3 min.) / unedited? footage of Gennaro demonstrating his new Agree disco dance, followed by a brief interview. [Interviews] (ca. 4 min.) / guests Yvonne de Carlo, Donna McKechnie, Gloria de Haven, and José Greco give their opinions of the dance and music of today.|
|Other Titles:||60 years of dance and hair|
- Chadman, Christopher.
- Rogers, Ginger, -- 1911-1995.
- Gennaro, Peter.
- De Carlo, Yvonne.
- McKechnie, Donna.
- Haven, Gloria de.
- Greco, José.
- Johnson Wax.
- Press conferences.
- Disco dancing.
- Charleston (Dance)
- Tango (Dance)
- Jitterbug (Dance)
- Merengue (Dance)
- Frug (Dance)