Story: Contemporary dance

Rhythm and movement

Gisela Taglicht (with drum) and a group of rhythmic gymnasts were filmed on a Wellington beach in 1948. The narration emphasises the ease of the movements, and resulting grace, suppleness and health.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 346. National Film Unit, 1948

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Marianne Schultz, 'Contemporary dance - Origins of modern dance', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 June 2024)

Story by Marianne Schultz, published 22 Oct 2014