Green Mountain Land - Vermont square, 1950

Title

Green Mountain Land - Vermont square, 1950

Subject

Northern / Singing

Description

This square dance sequence is part of a 1950 film, "Green Mountain Land," produced by Robert Flaherty and directed by David Flaherty. The narrator is caller Ted Glabach, from Dummerston, Vermont; musicians include Paul Robinson, fiddle; John Robinson, banjo; Bob Emerson, piano; unidentified bass player. The tourism promotional film was a joint project of the Vermont Development Commission, the Vermont Historic Sites Commission, and the Vermont Historical Society.

Glabach is calling to the tune of Jingle Bells. Viewers will note that one couple is doing a counterclockwise partner swing, the opposite direction from that commonly seen on square dance floors.

Creator

David Flaherty / Ted Glabach

Date Created

1950

Spatial Coverage

USA, Vermont, Dummerston

Temporal Coverage

1950s

Item Relations

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