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date: 10 December 2019

Castle Walklocked

  • Elizabeth Aldrich

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A variation of a popular ragtime dance called the one-step, the Castle Walk was introduced by noted ballroom dancers Irene and Vernon Castle in 1912. The man walks his partner backward and then around the floor. The dance is performed by slightly raising up on the toes at each step, with the knees somewhat stiff....

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