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the Baltimore dance

        The Baltimore was another walking dance, popular throughout the 1910's and faded in popularity in the 1920s, especially when the Foxtrot caught on. In this 1925 video clip the Pathe Website on this dance states: The Baltimore is made easy and demonstrated by the leading stage and ballroom exponents. Barrie Oliver and Beryl Evetts demonstrate the latest dance on stage in a spotlight.

    Santos Casani and Jose Lennard join in. Alec Millar and Phyllis Haylor dance into the spotlight, then Maxwell Stuart and Pat Sykes followed by Frank Ford and Molly Spain. The lights go up on the dance floor and we see all six couples dancing around the room. Barrie Oliver and Beryl Evetts perform the Stage version in the centre of the dance floor whist the

others look on the a close up of their feet. Quite a quirky little dance. "The Stage Baltimore, however, needed considerable modification to suit our Ballrooms. For instance ... the smooth Ballroom Walk." ...

    Close-Ups of the feet of Barrie and Beryl as they demonstrate this step, then "the fascinating "Balti Chasse" is shown. "- the snappy "Collegiate" and "Blues Rock" are demonstrated, then the dainty "Drag Stomp." The same fundamental steps are demonstrated slowly. Then all the couples dancing around the room.


Birth Place

Creation Date

Creator

Dance Type

USA 1910's n/a Ragtime Dance

Posters, Lobby Cards etc.

Sheet Music Covers

Political

n/a 1926 - The Baltimore

Music

Click for a free sample of this song The Baltimore Click for a free sample of this song the Baltimore (Fred Rich & Astor Hotel Orch 1928) Click for a free sample of this song n/a
    Click for a free sample of this song Click for a free sample of this song

Night Clubs

Theaters

Locations

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Films / Movies

Television

Stage

The Baltimore [above Clip] n/a n/a

Publications

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Other Dances of the time...

Foxtrot Tango Charleston
Peabody Waltz Breakaway
Castle Walk Apache Dance Collegiate dances
One Step Bowery Waltz
Two-Step Black Bottom

Dancers, Choreographers etc.

Alec Millar and Phyllis Haylor Santos Casani and Jose Lennard Frank Ford and Molly Spain
Barrie Oliver & Beryl Wetts Maxwell Stuart and Pat Sykes

Books, Magazine Articles on the dance...

Title Author Date Published Publisher
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Composers, Writers

Singers

Musicians

n/a n/a Fred Rich and his Astor Hotel Orchestra 1928

Misc. Research Words that may be related ... to help your searches

Ballroom dance
Ragtime Dance

 

Basic Steps:

  Dance hold is Closed Ballroom or take the position of the Waltz.