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Irene Castle day

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Irene Castle day
Castle, Irene, 1893-1969 (Dancer)
Fisher, Alex (Dancer)
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) (Associated name)
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.) (Event place)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1939-07-29
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6952
Castle walk (Dance)
Castle waltz (Dance)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Venue: Motion picture short filmed at the New York World's Fair on Irene Castle Day, July 29, 1939.
Ownership: Film preserved by the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Statement of responsibility: Director: George Enzinger (or Engzinger).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (5 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Irene Castle, partnered by Alex Fisher, performs the Castle waltz (accompanied by Noel Coward's I'll follow my secret heart) and the Castle walk (accompanied by Eubie Blake's I'm just wild about Harry) at the outdoor dance pavilion in the 1939 New York World's Fair. Voice-over introduction.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906003950-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168234
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cb53fd90-81ba-0138-ac2c-6f1f4ded57fe
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Creator Born
  • 1939: Created
  • 1969: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Irene Castle day" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1939.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Irene Castle day" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1939). Irene Castle day Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Irene Castle day