Katherine Dunham CompanyAdditional title: Son (Choreographic work : Dunham)Additional title: Choros (Choreographic work : Dunham)Additional title: Floyd's guitar blues (Choreographic work : Dunham)Additional title: Flaming youth 1927 (Choreographic work : Dunham)Additional title: Shango (Choreographic work : Dunham)Additional title: Indios (Choreographic work : Dunham)
NamesAikens, Vanoye (Dancer)Ellis, Lucille (Dancer)Morris, Lenwood (Dancer)Walcott, Jackie (Dancer)Dunham, Katherine (Choreographer)Katherine Dunham Company (Production company)Katherine Dunham Centers for Arts and Humanities (Production company)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection (Production company)Dunham, Katherine (Dancer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1956Place: United States
Table of Contents[Close shots:] Tropics -- Son -- Rhumba cerrada -- Bel Congo -- Choros #1 -- Island in the sun -- Washerwomen -- Sube espuma -- Veracruzana -- Veracruzana -- Floyd's guitar blues -- Flaming youth -- Mambo finale.[Wide shots:] Tropics -- Son -- Rhumba cerrada -- Choros #1 -- Island in the sun -- Washerwomen -- Sube espuma -- Shango -- Los indios -- Veracruzana -- Veracruzana -- Veracruzana, La bamba -- Bolero -- Floyd's guitar blues -- Flaming youth -- Mambo finale.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6676Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-5215 (former)
GenresVideo recordingsFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: [presented by] the Katherine Dunham Centers for Arts and Humanities ; choreography and direction by Katherine Dunham.Original version: Originally filmed on Regular 8mm ; transferred to videotape by the Dance Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, in 2000.Performers: Performed by the Katherine Dunham Company ; performers include Katherine Dunham, Vanoye Aikens, Albert Laguerre, Lucille Ellis, Lenwood Morris, Jacqueline Walcott.Venue: Filmed in performance in 1956.
Physical DescriptionVideocassettesExtent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (16 min.) : silent, black & white.
DescriptionCompilation of performance excerpts, some very brief. The first set of excerpts was filmed in close shot from a low angle at stage left ; the second set consists mainly of wide shots filmed from the center of the auditorium, at an elevated angle.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY02-F253NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15439984Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc4048d0-b9a8-0134-c23f-00505686a51c
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