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Additional title: Tōpèng
Djimat, I Made (Dancer)
Bertong, I Ketut (Dancer)
Sadèg, I Njoman (Dancer)
Tōpéng Dance Theatre of Bali (Company) (Performer)
Asia Society (Sponsor)

Asia Society Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1973
Table of Contents
Performance of the masked drama The end of King Bungkut. A village, oppressed by Bungkut, appeals for aid to a neighboring king. He sends his chief minister who arrives armed with a dagger and a small magical dagger with which he defeats Bungkut in combat.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5924
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 5-465 (former)
Dance -- Indonesia -- Bali (Province)
Musical instruments -- Indonesia
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Produced by the New York State Education Department in cooperation with the Performing Arts Program of the Asia Society in the studio of WNYE, Channel 25, New York. Producer-narrator: Gail Anderson. Director: Edward Devany. Consultant-writer: Beate Gordon.
Content: Part of the Feature story series.
Performers: Performed by Made Djimat, Ketut Bertong, Njoman Sadèg and gamelan orchestra.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Umatic) (30 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY807048524-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158926
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fba52490-72ee-0134-1693-00505686a51c
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

  • 1973: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tōpèng" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1973.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Tōpèng" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 12, 2021.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1973). Tōpèng Retrieved from

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