A divine madness

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A divine madness
Weidman, Charles (Dancer)
Gray, Harriette Ann (Dancer)
King, Eleanor, 1906-1991 (Dancer)
Limón, José (Dancer)
Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992 (Dancer)
Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982 (Dancer)
De Mille, Agnes (Associated name)
Edmundson, Jim (Associated name)
Huang, Al Chung-liang (Associated name)
Wekerle, Ingrid (Associated name)
Rich, Dillon (Associated name)
Harris, Julie, 1925-2013 (Narrator)
Aitken, Leonard (Associated name)

Bertram Ross Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2704
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 12-1868
Mansfield, Portia
Perry, Charlotte, 1889-1983
Perry-Mansfield School of the Theatre and Dance -- Steamboat Springs (Colo.)
Documentary films
Filmed dance
Motion pictures
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: A film by Leonard Aitken ; presented by Oak Creek Films.
Content: Includes reminiscences and/or dance excerpts performed by Charles Weidman, Harriet Ann Gray, Eleanor King, José Limon, Hanya Holm, Valerie Bettis, Agnes De Mille, Jim Edmundson, Al Huang, Ingrid Wekerle, Dillon Rich, Julie Harris.
Creation/production credits: Music: Paul Conly ; narration: Julie Harris ; script: Nan Babb ; coproducer: Candice Carpenter ; with assistance of Dick Alweis, James Read, Bill Snider.
Acquisition: Gift; William Prensky; 2009.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Documentary on the lives of Portia Mansfield and Charlotte Perry and the evolution of the Perry-Mansfield School of the Theatre and Dance.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY807047510-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158916
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 21502b00-e877-0131-0aa6-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A divine madness" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/23af97e0-e877-0131-8069-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A divine madness" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 22, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/23af97e0-e877-0131-8069-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). A divine madness Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/23af97e0-e877-0131-8069-3c075448cc4b

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A divine madness