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Carmen Amaya
Amaya, Carmen (Dancer)
Hurok, Sol, 1888-1974 (Producer)
Granados, Enrique, 1867-1916 (Composer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940 - 1949 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - El embrujo del fandango (approx. 17 min.). Motion picture made in Cuba. Director: Jean Angelo. Photography/lighting: Ricardo Delgado. In Spanish. Music: José María Palomo. Scenery: Luis Gallardo. Costumes: Finzi. Performed by Carmen Amaya, Antonio Amaya, Francisco Amaya, Pepe Amaya, and others. Two solos danced by Amaya, preceded by a solo danced by an unidentified woman. - Carmen Amaya in her "Original gypsy dances" (approx. 10 min.). Presented by Sol Hurok. Producer: Arthur Sanchez. Director: Jack Kemp. Photography: Don Malkames. Titles in English. Music: Granados and José M. Palomo. Costumes: Kathryn Kuhn. Performed by Carmen Amaya, with Antoñita Amaya, Leonor Amaya, José Amaya, Francisco Amaya, Sabicas (guitarist), and others. Two solos danced by Carmen Amaya.
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-942
Flamenco dancers
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Motion pictures
Content: Compilation of dance excerpts from two motion pictures.
Acquisition: Gift of José Greco.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (27 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Spanish, Castilian
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906013569-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168597
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8b224640-71e6-0138-3efc-7992557efc82
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Item timeline of events

  • 1940: Created (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Carmen Amaya" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940 - 1949.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Carmen Amaya" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 16, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1940 - 1949). Carmen Amaya Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Carmen Amaya