In current terminology, this is an All Eight Left Spin the Top started with the corner lady. In 1945, however (and even today) it was a challenging call with directional cues. "Allemande left and the ladies star, the men promenade the outside bar; Allemande left, the men star right, the girls promenade in the middle of the night; Allemande left with the old left hand, here we go Right and Left Grand."
Note: All Allemandes are done with the same person.
Vera Hollefleur 1945
This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.