Leading the Parade

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  • ca. 1962

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  • 13:00; color; sound; V-30 BA081; S. 828


  • This is footage of parades and majorettes in action. Individual majorettes describe the benefits of being a majorette, which include show business careers, scholarships and travel. A coach describes the qualities needed to be a good majorette. There is footage of techniques and trick moves. Former majorette Darlene Enlow says that one needs "energy, figure and complexion" in order to be a majorette. Many twirlers perform throughout the film. Thirty-six twirlers perform to the Orange Juice song and form the letters "O.J." at the end of the film.

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