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John Alvaro Caldas

This is a short film for the late John Alvaro Caldas, born in Heald Grove, Rusholme, Manchester in 1934.
He showed an early talent for painting and drawing but but due to various circumstances chose to become a dancer, moving to London in 1952.

He taught Tango and Latin American dance and had a successful stage career in the West End.
John left the theatre to play the drums professionally in and
around the Manchester Jazz scene from the late fifties to the mid sixties before
settling once more in London.

Directer: Ashton John

DOP: David

Editor: Lee McKarkiel

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