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The D'Honau Sisters

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The D'Honau Sisters
D'Honau, Dorothy (Dancer)
D'Honau, Lillian (Dancer)
D'Honau, Marilyn (Dancer)
Lewis, Ron (Choreographer)
Styne, Jule, 1905-1994 (Composer)
Sondheim, Stephen (Lyricist)
Backus, Jim (Host)
North, Sheree (Host)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960 - 1969 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8682
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3259 (former)
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Kinescope of a segment from the Jim Backus Show, telecast date unknown.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Ron Lewis. Music: Jule Styne ("Let me entertain you") and Dewey Bergman ("Granada"). Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim ("Let me entertain you").
Performers: Performed by Dorothy D'Honau, Lillian D'Honau, and Marilyn D'Honau.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (6 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Song followed by a dance incorporating acrobatic elements.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926041360-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172276
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e9623c80-7b85-0135-b003-5b8bd497a4ff
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1960: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The D'Honau Sisters" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960 - 1969.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The D'Honau Sisters" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1960 - 1969). The D'Honau Sisters Retrieved from

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The D'Honau Sisters