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Tatsumi Hijikata
Hijikata, Tatsumi, 1928-1986 (Interviewee)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1990
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8984
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2756 (former)
Modern dance -- Japan
Choreographers -- Japan
Dance -- Japan
two-dimensional moving image
Telecast by NHK-TV, Japan. In Japanese.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (35 min.) :sd., col. with b&w sequences
Documentary on the Japanese dancer/choreographer Tatsumi Hijikata, a founder of Butō. Profusely illustrated by footage of his stage performances and films, the latter including Navel and A-bomb, and Revolt of the flesh (both b&w), as well as his last film, Makiko Monogatori, made in 1985. He is also seen in an interview recorded in 1985.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926008524-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12171777
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c175d0e0-8044-0135-208b-0df3353da99f
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Item timeline of events

  • 1928: Creator Born
  • 1986: Creator Died
  • 1990: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tatsumi Hijikata" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tatsumi Hijikata" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). Tatsumi Hijikata Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Tatsumi Hijikata