The early years: Modern dance on film, 1900-1940

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Title
The early years: Modern dance on film, 1900-1940
Names
Mueller, John E. (Commentator)
Ross, Patty Kerr (Director)
Emshwiller, Ed (Videographer)
Labeille, Daniel (Producer)
Early years, (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) (Host)
State University of New York College at Purchase (Sponsor)
Collection

Early Years Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981-04-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3549
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-950 cassette 46 (former)
Topics
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973
Graham, Martha
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
Weidman, Charles
Limón, José
Denishawn Dancers
Bennington School of the Dance
Schwingende Landschaft (Choreographic work : Wigman)
Dance in motion pictures, television, etc.
Genres
Lectures
Notes
Content: For a printed program of the festival, see *MGZB The early years (1981 : Purchase, N.Y.) [Programs].
Content: Video documentation of the festival The early years: American modern dance from 1900 through the 1930s, hosted by SUNY College at Purchase, New York, on April 9-12, 1981, under the sponsorship of State University of New York, University-Wide Programs in the Arts. Festival director: Patricia Kerr Ross. Video producer: Daniel Labeille.
Content: Videotaped on April 9, 1981 by Ed Emshwiller. Presentation by John Mueller. Introduction by Patricia Kerr Ross. The recording consists only of Mueller's commentaries and does not show the films screened during this session, which were: Early dance films, depicting skirt and variety dancing from the turn of the century; scenes of Denishawn, 1915 and 1931; The incense, perf. by Ruth St. Denis, 1953; four solos from Shifting landscape, perf. by Mary Wigman, 1929; Reflections on Bennington by José Limón and Charles Weidman; examples of Humphrey-Weidman technique, mid-1930s; Air for the G string, perf. by Doris Humphrey and others. Mueller also refers to other dance films of interest to scholars.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (21 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170829
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6d85bed0-3146-0132-84e0-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: Modern dance on film, 1900-1940" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6e748ac0-3146-0132-2457-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The early years: Modern dance on film, 1900-1940" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6e748ac0-3146-0132-2457-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). The early years: Modern dance on film, 1900-1940 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6e748ac0-3146-0132-2457-3c075448cc4b

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The early years: Modern dance on film, 1900-1940