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Portrait of Billie

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Title
Portrait of Billie
Additional title: Portrait of Billie (Choreographic work : Butler)
Names
De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931- (Dancer)
Dove, Ulysses (Dancer)
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959 (Singer)
Collection

John Butler Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1992 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Studio rehearsal (ca. 41 min.) / probably recorded in New York, 1992 ; observers include John Butler and Joseph H. Mazo.
Studio rehearsal (ca. 6 min.) probably recorded in New York, 1992 ; observers include John Butler and Joseph H. Mazo.
Studio performance (ca. 15 min.); continued on cassette 2.
Studio performance, continued (ca. 3 min.).
Performance (ca. 21 min.) / recorded at Jacob's Pillow, Becket, Mass., in summer 1992 ; performance preceded by ca. 4 min. of Carmen de Lavallade warming up in practice clothes onstage.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9185
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5798 (former)
Topics
Mazo, Joseph H.
Butler, John, 1920-1993
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: choreography by John Butler ; songs performed by Billie Holiday.
Content: Title from original container.
Performers: Danced by Carmen de Lavallade and Ulysses Dove.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (86 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F3215
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13912013
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 37a0bd70-8045-0135-6c80-41df93e3567e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1992: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Portrait of Billie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1992. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a61434ea-43c9-44ba-8378-3f67ac2f2863

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Portrait of Billie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a61434ea-43c9-44ba-8378-3f67ac2f2863

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1992). Portrait of Billie Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a61434ea-43c9-44ba-8378-3f67ac2f2863

Wikipedia Citation

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Portrait of Billie