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Interview with Vallis Peet and Dennis Quinn about their teenage years, including dances at the Newbury Hall near Palmerston North in the 1950s.

Summary of interview 

0.00 - Recording details and introductions

0.18 – Vallis dressed to be different

0.35 – Bodgies and Widgies

1.57 – Newbury Hall

2.18 - mention of Centrepoint production (Alison Quigan’s play “The Newbury Hall dances” set in 1965)

2.30 – musicians

3.37 – drinking and smoking?

4.10 – beer in the boot of the car

4.35 – Red Band beer

4.51 – drink driving

5.27 – asking girls to dance (and being turned down)

5.55 – the supper dance

6.32 – the last dance

6.48 – what the girls wore (dresses with hoops!)

Identification

Object type
Audio
Digitisation ID
Summary of interview
Title
Teen years - oral interview
Format
Other
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive
License
cc-by-nc

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Date
February 13, 2012

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Taxonomy

Community Tags
dance,
entertainment,
leisure,

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