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Title
Ruth Beckford and Company [and] Curtain raiser
Additional title: Curtain raiser (Choreographic work : Limón and O'Donnell)
Names
Limón, José (Choreographer)
O'Donnell, May, 1906-2004 (Choreographer)
Limón, José (Dancer)
O'Donnell, May, 1906-2004 (Dancer)
Thompson, Betty Lynd (Videographer)
Green, Ray, 1908-1997 (Composer)
Beckford, Ruth (Dancer)
O'Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation (Donor)
Collection

May O'Donnell and Ray Green Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940 - 1949 (Approximate)
Place: United States
Table of Contents
Curtain Raiser: Filmed under the supervision of Betty Lynd Thompson at Corvallis (Oregon) High School as part of the series, Dances on American Themes. In costume. Choreography: José Limón and May O'Donnell. Music: Ray Green. Performed by José Limón and May O'Donnell.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7107
Topics
Dance, Black -- United States
Manning, Katherine
O'Donnell, May, 1906-2004
Genres
Video recordings
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Content: On same tape with: Curtain raiser.
Acquisition: Gift; O'Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation; 2012.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (Umatic) (10 min.) : silent, black and white with color sequence ; 3/4 in.
Description
Ruth Beckford and Company: Filmed by Betty Lynd Thompson. Summary: Ruth Beckford and a group of approximately eight black dancers from Oakland, California performing at Oregon State College Gymnasium. At end is brief section (ca. 11 ft.) in color of Katherine Manning and May O'Donnell (?) in informal shots at Bennington or Mills College.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY797020991-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12157640
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c0b9faf0-00f5-0135-5a04-09b17c35bd73
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1940: Created (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ruth Beckford and Company [and] Curtain raiser " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940 - 1949. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f30b0bd0-ef97-0133-b852-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ruth Beckford and Company [and] Curtain raiser " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f30b0bd0-ef97-0133-b852-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1940 - 1949). Ruth Beckford and Company [and] Curtain raiser Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f30b0bd0-ef97-0133-b852-60f81dd2b63c

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Ruth Beckford and Company [and] Curtain raiser