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A Big Country – The White Rose (1979)


Frank Bourke is ‘The White Rose’ – the dance band known and loved throughout country New South Wales.

Curator’s notes

You’ll love this documentary if you love old-time dancing; the barn dance, the waltz and the quickstep. It’s not like the ballroom dancing of Dancing with the Stars. It’s mum and dad enjoying a night out with friends from around the district. It’s slow paced for our modern sensibility, but as a slice of history, it’s marvellous. The hairstyles, the outfits and the band!!