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Title
Poppy
Additional title: Poppy (Choreographic work : Faison)
Names
Faison, George, 1945- (Choreographer)
Faison, George, 1945- (Dancer)
Abbott, Loretta (Dancer)
Battle, Lettie (Dancer)
Taylor, Jason (Dancer)
Cohen, Harvey (Dancer)
Perryman, Al (Dancer)
George Faison Universal Dance Experience (Dance troupe) (Performer)
Haizlip, Ellis B., 1929-1991 (Producer)
Haizlip, Ellis B., 1929-1991 (Host)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1971-10-10
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6424
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-218 (former)
Topics
Drug abuse
Dance, Black -- United States
Drama
Genres
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Venue: Telecast on October 10, 1971 by WNET/13, New York on the series, Soul!
Creation/production credits: Choreography: George Faison. Music: Miscellany of music by Black composers. Scenery: Don Shirley.
Performers: Performed by the George Faison Universal Dance Experience. Dancers: George Faison, Loretta Abbott, Lettie Battle, Harvey Cohen, Eugene Little, Sandy McPherson, Al Perryman, Renee Rose, Jason William Taylor, and Evelyn Thomas.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (57 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
An original dance work about the evils of drug addiction in the Black community. Writer LeRoi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka) also reads his poem on the same subject, "Bad news for your highness." At end Mae Jackson reads a poem about George Jackson.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY877000491-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12163898
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8b75bfd0-7dcb-0134-8c8a-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1971: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Poppy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9bc74db0-ef9b-0133-61f3-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Poppy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 21, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9bc74db0-ef9b-0133-61f3-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1971). Poppy Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9bc74db0-ef9b-0133-61f3-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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