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The Highland fling

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The Highland fling
Jamieson, James, 1920-1993 (Dancer)
Godwin, Dwight (Director)
Cooper, Rex (Producer)
Kavan, Albia (Designer)
Movement Associates (Presenter)

Dwight Godwin Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1950 - 1959 (Approximate)
Place: U.S.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9954
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5461 (former)
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 4-2599
Highland fling (Dance)
Folk dancing -- Scotland
Folk dancing -- Study and teaching
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: Art direction, Albia Kavan.
Performers: Danced by James Jamieson.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Film reel
Extent: 1 film reel (8 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mm
Demonstration of basic foot and arm positions and steps of the Highland fling, followed by a performance of the dance.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13483123
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 93bde9a0-7b97-0135-3362-093f66686eda
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1920: Creator Born
  • 1950: Created (Approximate)
  • 1993: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Highland fling" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1950 - 1959.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Highland fling" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 13, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1950 - 1959). The Highland fling Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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The Highland fling