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Ron Mann

Twist

Edition 1993
74' - 1992 - Documentary - Dialogue: English
Director: Ron Mann With: Cholly Atkins, Hank Ballard, Chubby Checker, Joey Dee
Twist was the dance that had a whole generation up and moving their hips wildly in circles. Never before had a rhythm held white America quite so much in its sway. Just as rock 'n roll was beginning to wane, the twist quickly became an international phenomenon heralding the end of inhibition on the dance floor. A quick succession of archive footage and interviews tells the story of rising enthusiasm for the twist and how this lead from to the transition from the repressive 50s to the incomparably liberated 60s.

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Credits

Director

Ron Mann

With

Cholly Atkins, Hank Ballard, Chubby Checker, Joey Dee

Scenario

Ron Mann

Director of Photography

Robert Fresco

Editor

Robert Kennedy

Producer

Ron Mann

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

Canada

Year

1992

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