Dungeons and basements

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Dungeons and basements
Fisher, Ellen (Conceptor)
Palazzolo, Tom (Cinematographer)
Prieboy, Joe
Dimmitt, Marc (Composer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1984
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Broken man's future (computer graphics animated) - White goddess dance (solo dance by Ellen Fisher) - Double doll twirl (two projections side by side) - Black goddess dance (solo dance by Ellen Fisher) - Ring of fire (optically printed footage).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9304
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-865 (former)
two-dimensional moving image
Conceived and performed by Ellen Fisher.
Filmed by Tom Palazzolo. Computer graphics: Joe Prieboy. Set construction: Bruce Gundersen. Original music: Paul Gartski, Ellen Fisher, Marc Dimmitt. Recorded music by Ennio Morricone, Gillo Pontecorvo (Battle of Algiers) Sound production: Marc Dimmitt. Costumes: Judy Hugentobler.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (29 min.) :sd., col.
Five films which were used in conjunction with a live dance/theater work which combined dance within a sculptural setting, with films and dolls to aid in the narrative. The actual performance of the work is not seen.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY867018826-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12162519
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5b341670-8cd8-0135-35d4-073f58efcfb5
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Item timeline of events

  • 1984: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dungeons and basements" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1984. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2f5cb807-1128-45c7-b464-1b416d533806

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dungeons and basements" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 23, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2f5cb807-1128-45c7-b464-1b416d533806

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1984). Dungeons and basements Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/2f5cb807-1128-45c7-b464-1b416d533806

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Dungeons and basements