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Additional title: Tillana (Choreographic work : La Meri)
La Meri, 1898-1988 (Dancer)
Ethnologic Dance Center (New York, N.Y.) (Presenter)
La Meri, 1898-1988 (Choreographer)

Dwight Godwin Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1930 - 1960 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9953
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5459 (former)
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 4-2591
Bharata natyam
Dance -- India
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Cinematography, Dan Grumio.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Film reel
Extent: 1 film reel (4 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mm
Performance of a Bharata Natyam dance.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13483117
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6541be70-7b97-0135-a39b-795244fe76fd
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

  • 1898: Creator Born
  • 1930: Created (Approximate)
  • 1988: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tillana" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1930 - 1960. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f9cd4a64-7634-4112-bb56-2f06dd9071ba

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tillana" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 14, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f9cd4a64-7634-4112-bb56-2f06dd9071ba

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1930 - 1960). Tillana Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f9cd4a64-7634-4112-bb56-2f06dd9071ba

Wikipedia Citation

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