Interview with Nora Kaye and Herbert Ross

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Title
Interview with Nora Kaye and Herbert Ross
Names
Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987 (Interviewee)
Ross, Herbert, 1927-2001 (Interviewee)
Terry, Walter (Interviewer)
Collection

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1976 - 1977 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-818
Topics
Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987
Motion pictures -- Production and direction
Dance in motion pictures, television, etc
Ballet in motion pictures, television, etc. -- The turning point
Genres
Interviews
Radio programs
Notes
Creation/production credits: 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 Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 1 hr.) : quarter-track; 1.875 ips
Sound 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.
Description
Streaming 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 [1977] 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 Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 78206400
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118639
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 14bbd140-7960-0136-f5f7-297048bb7d1b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1920: Creator Born
  • 1976: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1987: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Nora Kaye and Herbert Ross" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976 - 1977. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5471a240-c31b-0133-cc30-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Nora Kaye and Herbert Ross" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5471a240-c31b-0133-cc30-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1976 - 1977). Interview with Nora Kaye and Herbert Ross Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5471a240-c31b-0133-cc30-60f81dd2b63c

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Interview with Nora Kaye and Herbert Ross