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Yvonne Georgi
Georgi, Yvonne (Interviewee)
Weeme, Mascha ter. (Interviewee)
Poons, Karel. (Interviewee)
Koning, Maria (Interviewee)
Mol, Albert (Interviewee)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1975
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1524
Wigman, Mary, 1886-1973
Georgi, Yvonne
Dance -- Germany -- 20th century
Dance -- Netherlands -- 20th century
Part of the series, Dansen in Nederland, 1900-1970.
Produced by Theaterschool Amsterdam. Titles and narration in Dutch. English transcript available (in: *MGZR Television. Dansen in Nederland, 1900-1970).
For other parts of the series, see: *MGZIC 9-263.
SUMMARY: Documentary about choreographer and concert dancer Yvonne Georgi. Chiefly still photographs and live interviews.
Part I (42 min.) concerns Georgi's early career in Germany, association with Mary Wigman, partnership with Harald Kreutzberg, and departure for Holland after the fall of the Weimar Republic. Included is a short dance segment performed by Mary Wigman and dancers (1921).
Part II (48 min.) is about Georgi's years in Holland, 1932-1945, her dance groups and school, and her collaboration with German authorities during the Nazi occupation. Includes an extensive interview with Yvonne Georgi taped May 30, 1974 in Hannover, as well as interviews with Mascha ter Weeme, Karel Poons, Maria Koning, and Albert Mol.
Physical Description
Electronic resource
2 streaming video files (PAL) (90 min.)
Sd., b&w.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12163954
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7da5d2f0-0826-0131-4b09-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1975: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Yvonne Georgi" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Yvonne Georgi" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1975). Yvonne Georgi Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Yvonne Georgi