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Title
Katherine Dunham Company
Additional 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)
Names
Aikens, 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)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1956
Place: 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 locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6676
Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-5215 (former)
Genres
Video recordings
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement 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 Description
Videocassettes
Extent: 1 videocassette (Betacam SP) (16 min.) : silent, black & white.
Description
Compilation 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 Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY02-F253
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15439984
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc4048d0-b9a8-0134-c23f-00505686a51c
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

  • 1956: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Katherine Dunham Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1956. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/091dca90-ef97-0133-190f-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Katherine Dunham Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/091dca90-ef97-0133-190f-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1956). Katherine Dunham Company Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/091dca90-ef97-0133-190f-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Katherine Dunham Company