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Title
Ruth St. Denis, pt. 1
Names
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 (Choreographer)
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 (Dancer)
Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972 (Dancer)
Cothron, Lonny (Dancer)
Toutikian, Karoun (Dancer)
Lezli, Lalla (Dancer)
Angelo, Jon (Dancer)
Dennis, Buzz (Cinematographer)
Hauser, Nancy Mason (Editor)
Denishawn Dancers (Dancer)
Ruth St. Denis Foundation (Hollywood, Calif.) (Donor)
Toutikian, Karoun (Editor)
Jacobs, Mark W. (Editor)
Skinner, Don (Editor)
Tomie, Lisa (Other)
Collection

Denishawn Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1985
Date Created: 1945
Date Created: 1948
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6153
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-908 reel 1 (former)
Topics
India
Dance -- India
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Notes
Creation/production credits: Edited By Karoun Tootikian, Nancy Mason Hauser, Mark W. Jacobs, Don Skinner, Chyron: Lisa Tomie.
Content: Dance segments include Ruth St. Denis in Cobra dance (1948), Nautch dance (1945), and reciting lines from Tagore (1948). Karoun Tootikian, Lonny Cothron, Lalla Lezli, John Angelo and other dancers perform Madrassi nautch (1948), Kashmiri nautch (1948), and Hindu dance (1948).
Performers: Footage of Ruth St Denis, Ted Shawn, and their dancers, 1925-1960.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Umatic) (61 min.) : sound with silent sequences, color and black and white ; 3/4 in.
Description
Footage from Denishawn's first tour of the Orient, 1925-1926, shot by St. Denis's brother Buzz. Includes shots of Ann Douglas, Charles Weidman, Doris Humphrey, Shawn, and St Denis.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY867013725-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12162380
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3c746ad0-a9cb-0134-3bd9-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Creator Born
  • 1968: Creator Died
  • 1985: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ruth St. Denis" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/781eb000-ef96-0133-49ef-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ruth St. Denis" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/781eb000-ef96-0133-49ef-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1985). Ruth St. Denis Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/781eb000-ef96-0133-49ef-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Ruth St. Denis