Interview with Nora Kaye and Herbert Ross
NamesKaye, Nora, 1920-1987 (Interviewee)Ross, Herbert, 1927-2001 (Interviewee)Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Dance Audio Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1976 - 1977 (Questionable)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-818
TopicsKaye, Nora, 1920-1987Motion pictures -- Production and directionDance in motion pictures, television, etcBallet in motion pictures, television, etc. -- The turning pointAudiotapes -- Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987
NotesVenue: Recorded by Walter Terry ca. 1976-1977?Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.Acquisition: Gift Walter Terry
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ipsSound quality is fair to very poor. The recording is marred by extraneous noise, the volume fluctuates, and the final approximate 15 minutes of the recording is almost completely unintelligible.
DescriptionStreaming audio file 1 (approximately 47 minutes) and streaming audio file 2 (approximately 12 minutes). Nora Kaye, with occasional remarks from Herbert Ross, speaks with Walter Terry about the  film The turning point including how the idea for the film evolved; the recruiting of Arthur Laurents to write the script; the typically inadequate portrayal of dance on film; the lighting; her goal of showing the dedication of dancers to their art; the characters, plot, and themes of the film including her own decision to retire from performing; the actors including Anne Bancroft, Shirley MacLaine, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and Antoinette Sibley; her thoughts on the film The red shoes [beginning at approximately 36 minutes, the sound quality becomes progressively worse].
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 78206400NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118639Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 14bbd140-7960-0136-f5f7-297048bb7d1b
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