Kennedy Center Honors, 2006-12-03Additional title: Twenty Third Kennedy Center HonorsAdditional title: Polka (Choreographic work : Morris)
NamesCronkite, Walter (Host)Lansbury, Angela (Honoree)Eastwood, Clint, 1930- (Honoree)Domingo, Plácido, 1941- (Honoree)Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (Honoree)Berry, Chuck (Honoree)Mazzie, Marin (Performer)Murphy, Donna (Performer)Ziémba, Karen (Performer)Lane, Nathan, 1956- (Performer)Cariou, Len (Performer)Tola, Virginia, 1976- (Performer)Andreyev, Kostyantyn (Performer)Little Richard, 1932- (Performer)Kohn, Eugene (Conductor)Morris, Mark, 1956- (Choreographer)Close, Glenn, 1947- (Speaker)Sutherland, Donald, 1935- (Speaker)Jones, Tommy Lee, 1946- (Speaker)Whitaker, Forest (Speaker)Freeman, Morgan (Speaker)Rickles, Don (Speaker)Sills, Beverly (Speaker)Hines, Gregory (Speaker)Hawn, Goldie (Speaker)Clinton, Bill, 1946- (Speaker)Stevens, George, Jr., 1932- (Producer)Mischer, Don (Producer)Horvitz, Louis J. (Director)Baer, Don, author of screenplay (Author)Stevens, George, Jr., 1932- (Author)Mark Morris Dance Group (Performer)Black Crowes (Musical group) (Performer)B-52's (Musical group) (Performer)CBS Broadcasting Inc. (Broadcaster)
Mikhail Baryshnikov Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2000-12-03
Table of ContentsIntroduction / by W. Cronkite -- Performance / Blast -- Tribute to Angela Lansbury / Glenn Close -- Songs from Broadway shows / performed by Marin Mazzie, Donna Murphy, Karen Ziémba, Nathan Lane, Len Cariou -- Tribute to Clint Eastwood / by Donald Sutherland -- Homage to Eastwood / by Tommy Lee Jones, Forest Whitaker, Morgan Freeman, Don Rickles -- Tribute to Plácido Domingo / by Beverly Sills -- O soave fanciulla / Puccini (Tola, Andreyev, Kohn) -- Solute to Domingo / by Washington Opera members and staff -- Tribute to Baryshnikov / by Gregory Hines -- Polka / by Mark Morris -- Tribune to Chuck Berry / Goldie Hawn -- Performances / The Black Crowes, Little Richard, The Black Crowes, The B-52s -- Speech / by Bill Clinton -- Footage of previous Kennedy Center Honors ceremonies -- Closing.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 527
TopicsDanceBaryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- -- Career in dancePerforming arts -- AwardsJohn F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.)Award presentations
GenresFilmed performancesFilmed danceTelevision programsMusic
NotesStatement of responsibility: CBS ; produced by George Stevens Jr. and Don Mischer ; directed by Louis J. Horvitz ; written by Don Baer and George Stevens Jr.Content: Title supplied by cataloger based on the opening screen.Performers: Walter Cronkite, host ; Angela Lansbury, Clint Eastwood, Plácido Domingo, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Chuck Berry, honorees ; Glenn Close, Donald Sutherland, Beverly Sills, Gregory Hines, Goldie Hawn, presenters ; Blast (Music group), Marin Mazzie, Donna Murphy, Karen Ziémba, Nathan Lane, Len Cariou, Virginia Tola, Kostyantyn Andreyev, Mark Morris Dance Group, The Black Crowes, Little Richard, The B-52s, performers ; Eugene Kohn, conductor ; Mark Morris, choreographer ; Tommy Lee Jones, Forest Whitaker, Morgan Freeman, Don Rickles, Bill Clinton, speakers.Venue: Broadcast by CBS from Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, D.C. 2000 December 3.Acquisition: Gift; Mikhail Baryshnikov, 2011.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
DescriptionTelecast of the 23rd Kennedy Center Honors ceremony, honoring Mikhail Baryshnikov, Chuck Berry, Plaácido Domingo, Clint Eastwood and Angela Lansbury. In addition to live speeches and performances, each tribute is accompanied by a brief biographical film, narrated by the tribute presenter, featuring documentary footage, photographs and film clips. A film clip of the White House reception, including a speech by President George Bush, follows Walter Cronkite's introductory speech. Production credits appear at the end of the tape.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20203440Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1a81ca60-e86a-0131-1a27-3c075448cc4b
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