The untamed world

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General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Mexico: Village festival on January 17th with blessing of animals. - Bantu tribal dances of East Africa. - India: Hindu cremation ceremony in Benares, and temple rituals. - Japan: Bon odori dances. Shinto deer ritual in Nara. - Nepal: Sherpa mask dances. - Guatemala: Indians of Chichicastenango celebrate their Mayan ancestors during the Festival of St. Thomas. - Mexico: Los Voladores (the flying men)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6487 ; *MGZIC 7-224 (former)
Flying dance
Dance -- Mexico
Dance -- India
Dance -- Japan
Dance -- Nepal
Sherpa (Nepalese people)
Indian dance -- Guatemala
Ethnographic films
Dance -- South Africa
Video recordings
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Telecast on October 9, 1971 by WNEW-TV, New York, on the series The untamed world. Directed by Philip Carey. An MPC production in association with CTV-TV Network. Original music: Mort Garson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Umatic) (24 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Program on the rituals of man as seen in various cultures around the world.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY877016660-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12164472
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 396875c0-0831-0135-fb8b-5b7da3ef1820
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Item timeline of events

  • 1971: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The untamed world" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The untamed world" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2019.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1971). The untamed world Retrieved from

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The untamed world