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Dance Date


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At the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Featuring the Grand Finals of the Evening News Old-Time Championships and the Old-Time Formation Championships plus the 'last-chance' heat of the Star United Kingdom Latin-American Championships
Peter West also introduces the Band and Drums of the Memorial Silver Trumpets of the Royal Marines School of Music, by permission of Col. J.C. d'E. Coke, D.S.C., under the direction of Lt.-Col. F. Vivian Dunn, C.V.O., O.B.E., F.R.A.M., R.M., Principal Director of Music, Royal Marines
Harry Davidson and his Orchestra, Sydney Thompson and his Orchestra
Organised by Mecca Dancing


Presenter: Peter West
Musicians: The Band and Drums of the Memorial Silver Trumpets of the Royal Marines School of Music
Band under the direction of: Lt.-Col. F. Vivian Dunn
Musicians: Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Musicians: Sydney Thompson and his Orchestra
Commentator: Judith Chalmers
Arranged by: Eric Morley
Presented for TV by: Philip Lewis

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