Photostory #202: Young Canadians Swing Their Partners: Old Time Dancing with a Future

Gar Lunney
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
March 24, 1959
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
Square dancing is proving to be popular among students of all age groups. The origins of the dance are unknown, although it is generally admitted that the basic steps were borrowed from European dances. Above, Suzanne Blais and Pierre Manseau "walk under a bridge" symbolizing Quebec's old covered bridges.