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Title
The Kennedy Center Honors
Additional title: Sylvia pas de deux (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Names
Cronkite, Walter (Host)
Stevens, George, Jr., 1932- (Screenwriter)
Stevens, George, Jr., 1932- (Television producer)
Stevens, George, Jr., 1932- (Creator)
Horvitz, Louis J. (Television director)
Mischer, Don (Television producer)
Shrum, Robert, 1943- (Screenwriter)
Vanoff, Nick (Creator)
Albee, Edward, 1928- (Honoree)
Carter, Benny (Honoree)
Cash, Johnny (Honoree)
Lemmon, Jack (Honoree)
Tallchief, Maria (Honoree)
Terfel, Bryn (Singer)
Corella, Ángel, 1975- (Dancer)
Tracey, Margaret (Dancer)
Riverdance Irish Dance Company (Dancer)
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.) (Presenter)
Collection

Maria Tallchief Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1996-12-08
Table of Contents
Introduction (5 min.) / by Walter Cronkite and President Bill Clinton.
Johnny Cash tribute (24 min.) / presenters, Robert Duvall, Pete Seeger and Rosanne Cash ; singers, Kris Kristofferson, Lyle Lovett, Emmylou Harris, and Rosanne Cash.
Maria Tallchief tribute (14 min.) / presenter, Goldie Hawn ; Sylvia Pas de Deux dancers, Angel Corella (ABT) and Margaret Tracey (NYCB).
Benny Carter tribute (14 min.) / presenter, Wynton Marsalis ; performers, Kenny Barron, Phil Woods, David Sanborn, Jimmy Heath, and the Howard University Jazz Ensemble.
Speech (2 min.) / by James A. Johnson, Chairman of Kennedy Center.
Riverdance (4 min.) / performed by Colin Dunne and Jean Butler with ensemble.
Edward Albee tribute (14 min.) / presenters, Elaine Stritch, Irene Worth ; performers, Elaine Stritch, Irene Worth, George Grizzard, Rosemary Harris.
Jack Lemmon tribute (16 min.) / presenter, Kenneth Branagh ; performers, Hasty Pudding Club and Harvard Glee Club.
You'll Never Walk Alone (from Carousel) (4 min.) / music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; performed by Bryn Terfel.
Conclusion (2 min.) / by Walter Cronkite.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1352
Topics
Tallchief, Maria
Dance
Albee, Edward, 1928-2016
Carter, Benny
Cash, Johnny
Lemmon, Jack
Tallchief, Maria -- Awards
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Television specials
Speeches
Notes
Statement of responsibility: directed by Louis J. Horvitz ; produced by George Stevens, Jr. and Don Mischer ; written by Bob Shrum and George Stevens, Jr. ; created by George Stevens, Jr. and Nick Vanoff.
Content: Title from credits.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C. 1996 December 8.
Acquisition: Gift; Maria Tallchief and Elise Paschen.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (approximately 94 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Description
Honoring Edward Albee, Benny Carter, Johnny Cash, Jack Lemmon, Maria Tallchief.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19961531
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a2a489c0-352b-0131-26ac-3c075448cc4b
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Kennedy Center Honors" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1996. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f80c42e0-3430-0131-e5e5-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Kennedy Center Honors" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f80c42e0-3430-0131-e5e5-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1996). The Kennedy Center Honors Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f80c42e0-3430-0131-e5e5-3c075448cc4b

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The Kennedy Center Honors