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Additional title: Tango argentino (Revue)
Miranda L., Carmen (Performer)
Puente, Tito, 1923-2000 (Interviewee)
Sanchez, William Q (Producer)
Gerson, Mauricio (Producer)
Arthur Murray Schools of Dancing (Associated name)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6880
Tango (Dance)
Rumba (Dance)
Conga (Dance)
Samba (Dance)
Pachanga (Dance)
Bossa nova (Dance)
Boogaloo (Dance)
Dance -- Latin America
Salsa (Music)
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Creation/production credits: A production of New Jersey Network. Producer/director: William Q. Sanchez. Executive producer: Al Rose. Series producer/host: Mauricio Gerson.
Language: Bilingual program; Spanish subtitles for English sections and vice versa.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (30 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 3/4 in.
Historical survey of Latin American music and dance in the U.S., with segments on the 1940s, 1950s, and 1970s, illustrated by excerpts from films and stage productions, interviews with musicians such as Tito Puente, commentaries by music historian Max Salazar and others, and still photographs. Topics covered include dances such as the tango, rumba, conga, samba, pachanga, bossa nova, boogaloo, and salsa; the influence of performers such as Carmen Miranda and Tango Argentino; and instruction in Latin American social dances.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Spanish, Castilian
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896042048-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167969
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5b1d3cb0-7e74-0138-68c0-555bb53b2cc1
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Item timeline of events

  • 1986: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Images/Imagenes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1986.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Images/Imagenes" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1986). Images/Imagenes Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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