A song & dance for Barbara AllenAdditional title: A song & dance for Barbara AllenAdditional title: A song and dance for Barbara AllenAdditional title: Barbara Allen (Choreographic work : Harris)
NamesTweed, Tommy (Host)Webb, Bruce (Singer)Pasen, Evelyn (Singer)Curtis, Greg (Singer)Adams, DavidJarvis, LilianHarris, JoeyLeigh, AngelaKenney, ColleenMoller, RayAaron, MyrnaStrate, Grant, 1927-Stewart, KatharineRollo, MarilynDynowska, OldynaKraemer, Franz (Producer)Applebaum, Louis, 1918-2000 (Composer)Crum, George, 1926- (Conductor)National Ballet of CanadaCanadian Broadcasting Corporation
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1955Place: CanadaPublisher: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8814Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5483 (former)
TopicsBarbara Allen (Ballad)Folk songs, English
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageDanceVideo
NotesStatement of responsibility: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; produced by Franz Kraemer ; choreography by Joey Harris ; [original] music by Lou Applebaum.Accompanied by data sheet.Creation/production credits: Musical direction, George Crum ; sets, R.B. Hall ; lighting, Maurice French.Performers: Host: Tommy Tweed.Performers: Folk singers: Bruce Webb, Evelyn Pasen, Greg Curtis.Performers: Danced by the National Ballet of Canada.Performers: David Adams (witchboy), Lillian Jarvis (Barbara), Joey Harris (preacher), Angela Leigh and Colleen Kenney (witches), Ray Moller (the witchboy's rival), Myrna Aaron and Grant Strate (Barbara's parents), Katharine Stewart (the conjure woman), Marilyn Rollo (gossiping girl), Oldyna Dynowska (spinster).Venue: Telecast by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on the series Scope on April 17, 1955.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (60 min.) :sd., b&w
DescriptionProgram centered on the folk song "Barbara Allen," including a discussion by Tommy Tweed about its origins and widespread appeal; performances of the song and other folk songs by Bruce Webb, Evelyn Pasen, and Greg Curtis; and the screen version of the ballet Barbara Allen (originally titled Dark of the moon), choreographed for the National Ballet of Canada by Joey Harris.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F2644NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13681536Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f15362d0-85af-0135-ec46-0171f3e5eef8
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