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RainForest, 1968-03-09
Additional title: RainForest (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Pennebaker, D. A
Oppenheim, David, 1922-2007
Leacock, Richard
Tudor, David, 1926-1996
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987
Emmons, Beverly
Cunningham, Merce
Brown, Carolyn, 1927-
Dilley, Barbara
Reid, Albert
Neels, Sandra
Solomons, Gus
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Buffalo Festival of the Arts

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1968-03-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2945
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: directed by D. A. Pennebaker ; choreography by Merce Cunningham.
Title provided by cataloger, based on original container label; statement of responsibility and credits taken from documents provided by Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation.
Filmed for the Public Broadcast Laboratory of National Educational Television at the second Buffalo Festival of the Arts, March 9, 1968. Produced and written for television by David Oppenheim. Distributed by Pennebaker Inc. Filmed by Richard Leacock.
This is silent, black & white footage. For a color version with sound, see *MGZIDF 1765.
Creation/production credits: Music by David Tudor; decor by Andy Warhol; lighting by Beverly Emmons.
Performers: Performed by members of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Barbara Lloyd, Albert Reid, Sandra Neels and Gus Solomons, Jr.
Venue: Recorded 1968 March 9 Buffalo Festival of the Arts, Buffalo, New York.
Acquisition: Gift; Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation, 2011-2012.
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (21 min) :silent, black & white
Filmed at the world premiere of the work.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 960699391
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21099221
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3d007760-2be7-0137-a1aa-2d235a32d891
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Item timeline of events

  • 1968: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "RainForest, 1968-03-09 " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1968.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "RainForest, 1968-03-09 " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1968). RainForest, 1968-03-09 Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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RainForest, 1968-03-09