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A nation dances

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A nation dances
Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987 (Narrator)
Moskovskai͡a kinostudii͡a "Mosfilʹm" (Producer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1941
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Tatarochka, Crimea. - Zang-bozy, Bukhara. - Vendrea polka, Estonia. - Yula, Moldavia. - Gazakhi, Azerbaijan. - Collective farm quadrille, Russia. - Bulba, Belo-Ostrov. - Chichirdyk, Kalmyk. - Ukrainian dance.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8841
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1580 (former)
Gazakhi (Dance)
Folk dancing -- Soviet Union
Folk dancing -- Ukraine -- Crimea
Folk dancing -- Ukraine
Dance festivals -- Soviet Union
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Creation/production credits: Presented by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. and the Vivaphone (?) Corporation. Produced in Moscow by Mosfilm Studios, copyright 1942. Titles and narration in English. Introduction: Erskine Caldwell.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (19 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Excerpts of dances from different parts of the Soviet Union, photographed onstage at the Russian folk dance festival, autumn 1941.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906004572-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168257
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5565dc70-900a-0135-8dd1-0124944b1f75
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

  • 1903: Creator Born
  • 1941: Issued
  • 1987: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A nation dances" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A nation dances" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1941). A nation dances Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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A nation dances