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The pursuit of happiness

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The pursuit of happiness
Additional title: Pursuit of happiness (Choreographic work : O'Donnell)
ODonnell, May, 1906-2004 (Choreographer)
Green, Ray, 1908-1997 (Arranger)
Holub, Johannes (Videographer)
May O'Donnell Concert Dance Company (Dancer)
Curtis, Arthur (Costume designer)
Andree, Dale (Dancer)
Gill, Alice (Dancer)
Kendall, Hazel (Dancer)
Payne, Patricia (Dancer)
Tchapraste, Donna (Dancer)
Bain, Thomas (Dancer)
McKitrick, Frederick (Dancer)
Delacorte Theatre (Event place)

May O'Donnell and Ray Green Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1977-09-04
Place: New York City, N.Y.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6378
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 5-420 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in performance by Johannes Holub for the TAG Foundation as part of the New York Dance Festival at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park, New York, Sept. 4, 1977.
Content: Sections include: In the mood, Sunrise serenade, Moonglow, Bugle call rag, Tuxedo junction, I'm getting sentimental over you, and Blues on parade.
Physical Description
Videotape reel
Extent: 1 videotape reel (18 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY797088575-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158484
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 23cd2a60-8423-0134-f4c4-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1906: Creator Born
  • 1977: Issued
  • 2004: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The pursuit of happiness" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977-09-04.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The pursuit of happiness" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2020.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977-09-04). The pursuit of happiness Retrieved from

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The pursuit of happiness