Twist

Twist

Year: 1992
Running Time: 80 mins
Colour/ B&W
Producer/ Director: Ron Mann

Co-Producer: Sue Len Quon
Executive Producer: Don Haig
Associate Producer: Ann Mayall
Editor: Robert Kennedy
Art Director: Gerlinde Scharinger
Director of Photography: Robert Fresco
Sound Recording: Brian Avery

Combining rare and often hilarious archival footage with interviews, Twist chronicles the evolution of rock and roll dance.

From the time when moving hips marked you as a social degenerate, to a time when shaking your "thing" became the dance-form that rocked the world.

Featuring: Cholly Atkins, Hank Ballard, American Bandstand Dancers, Chubby Checker, Joey Dee, Gladys Horton, Dee Dee Sharp, Mama Lu Parks, The Parkette