RadhaAdditional title: Radha (Choreographic work : St. Denis)
NamesSt. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 (Choreographer)Saddler, Donald (Dancer)Cooper, Rex (Dancer)Terry, Walter (Author of dialog)Godwin, Dwight (Director)Meeker, Jess (Arranger)Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891 (Composer)St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 (Dancer)Walters, Terry (Narrator)Godwin, Dwight (Film editor)Meeker, Jess (Conductor)
Dwight Godwin Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1973
Table of ContentsIntroduction by Walter Terry and still photographs of Ruth St. Denis. -- Radha (complete except for Dance of taste section which was not filmed): The awakening; Greeting her priests; Dance of touch; Dance of smell; Dance of sound; Delirium of the senses; Farewell and return to her throne.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9938Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4230 (former)Shelf locator: *MGZHB 8-849 Additional copy; 16 mm. 1 film reel. 717 ft.
GenresFilmed danceDocumentary filmsMotion picturesFilmed performances
NotesCreation/production credits: Directed, filmed, and edited by Dwight Godwin. Choreography: Ruth St. Denis (1906). Music by Léo Delibes; arranged for instrumental ensemble and conducted by Jess Meeker.Performers: Performed by Ruth St. Denis (Radha), with Donald Saddler, Rex Cooper (High Priests), Charles Tate, William Skipper, Ray Harrison, Robert Bland, Rex Harrower, and Richard Reed (Priests).Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.Date: Out-of-doors performance, in costume, filmed in 1941 at Jacob's Pillow, Lee, Massachusetts. This edited version, with prologue written and narrated by Walter Terry, was completed and released in 1973.Venue: Filmed in 1941 at Jacob's Pillow, Lee, Massachusetts.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (20 min.) :sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY787009983-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12157266Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ff1a1a0-8c20-0135-4a38-6fab2027d269
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