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Billy the Kid

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Billy the Kid
Additional title: Billy the Kid (Choreographic work : Loring)
Loring, Eugene, 1911-1982 (Choreographer)
Loring, Eugene, 1911-1982 (Narrator)
Kriza, John, 1919-1975 (Dancer)
Douglas, Scott, 1927-1996 (Dancer)
Koesun, Ruth Ann (Dancer)
Nault, Fernand (Dancer)
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 (Composer)
Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (Performer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1953-11-08
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6555
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 12-492
Filmed dance
Televised dance
Televised performances
Venue: Telecast November 8, 1953, on Omnibus, CBS-TV, with Alistair Cooke, host. The choreographer, Eugene Loring, serves as narrator throughout the ballet.
Creation/production credits: Music: Aaron Copland. Cast: John Kriza (Billy the Kid), Scott Douglas (Pat Garrett), Ruth Ann Koesun (Sweetheart), Fernand Nault (Alias) and artists of the Ballet Theatre.
Physical Description
Film reel
Extent: 1 film reel (32 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737042236-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12147795
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e558eef0-c7ea-0135-0d81-091f51ed5a64
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

  • 1911: Creator Born
  • 1953: Issued
  • 1982: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Billy the Kid" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1953-11-08. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6c6d68c0-ef98-0133-ddfd-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Billy the Kid" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 11, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6c6d68c0-ef98-0133-ddfd-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1953-11-08). Billy the Kid Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6c6d68c0-ef98-0133-ddfd-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Billy the Kid