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Marian Van Tuyl
Van Tuyl, Marian, 1906 or 1907-1987
Heisey, Ruth Ann
Lauer, Eleanor
Davis, Alice
Mills College, Dance Dept
University of Chicago
San Francisco Dance League

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1934-1950s
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Reel 1: In the clearing #1 (b&w with brief color footage at end). University of Chicago, 1936. Danced by Marian Van Tuyl, Eleanor Lauer, Alice Davis, and Ruth Ann Heisey. Part of middle of dance is missing.--In the clearing #2 (color). Mills College, 1947 (restaging of 1936 choreography). Danced by Marian Van Tuyl concert group. Ending is missing.--Chaconne [Fanfare] (color). Mills College, 1939. Danced by Van Tuyl and concert group.--Two archaic dances: Triumphant figure and Epilogue to victory (b&w). University of Chicago, 1936-1937. Danced by Van Tuyl (soloist) and trio. Brief shot at end of Van Tuyl teaching Epilogue.--Out of one happening: Final dance (color). Mills College, 1938. Danced by Van Tuyl and concert group. Ending is missing.--Fads and fancies in the academy: A gentle satire on progressive education (b&w and color). Mills College, summer 1940. Scenery/costumes: Chicago School of Design (New Bauhaus), directed by L. Moholy-Nagy with Gyorgy Kepes. Danced by Van Tuyl and concert group.--Cortège (color). Mills College, 1942. Danced by Van Tuyl and concert group.--Entertainment piece (color). Mills College, 1942-1943. Danced by Van Tuyl, Lauer, and Heisey.--In time of waiting: Entrance into limbo, Transition ritual, Immediate destiny (color). San Francisco, 1947. Scenery: Claire Falkenstein. Danced by members of the San Francisco Dance League.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9921
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2082 cassette 1 (former)
two-dimensional moving image
Compilation of motion pictures documenting the works of the modern dancer/choreographer Marian Van Tuyl, particularly those created at the University of Chicago and Mills College during the 1930s and 1940s.
Choreography/costumes: Marian Van Tuyl (except where otherwise noted).
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file of 3 (NTSC) (59 min.) :si., col. and b&w.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906009039-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168450
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0cf38ed0-8c16-0135-2d99-5f158486b3df
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1907: Creator Born
  • 1934: Issued
  • 1987: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Marian Van Tuyl" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1934-1950s.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Marian Van Tuyl" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 20, 2019.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1934-1950s). Marian Van Tuyl Retrieved from

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Marian Van Tuyl