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Canadians can dance!

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Canadians can dance!
Howe, John (Producer)
National Film Board of Canada (Film producer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1966
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2795
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3486 (former)
Folk dancing -- Canada
Dance festivals -- Ontario
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Produced by the National Film Board of Canada. Producer/director: John Howe. Director of photography: John C. Foster.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (24 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Excerpts from "Nation Builders," presented at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto. Performed by amateur folk dancing groups, the dances reflect the ethnic diversity of Canada. The performers, in order of appearance, are: Butler Irish Dancers, Tarantella Italian Dancers, Royal Scottish Dancers, Estonian Folk Group, Netherlands Folklore Circle, Spanish Dancers, Slovenian Nagelj Group, Danube Swabian Youth, Hawaiian Dancers, Macedonian Folklorists, Moravian and Slovak Dancers, Polish St. Stanislaus Youth, V'la l'Bon Vent Ensemble, and Kalyna Ukrainian Dancers.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174484
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2fcc5a00-9e87-0132-df25-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1966: Created
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  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Canadians can dance!" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1966.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Canadians can dance!" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 9, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1966). Canadians can dance! Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Canadians can dance!