Doris HumphreyAdditional title: Sarabande (Choreographic work : Humphrey)Additional title: New dance (Choreographic work : Humphrey)Additional title: Passacaglia and fugue in C minor (Choreographic work : Humphrey)Additional title: Danzas mexicanas (Choreographic work : Limón)Additional title: Drama of motion (Choreographic work : Humphrey)Additional title: Gigue (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
NamesWoodford, Charles Humphrey (Associated name)Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Dancer)Limón, José (Choreographer)Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958 (Choreographer)Weidman, Charles (Associated name)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1935 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsDoris Humphrey demonstrating a jump and circular fall -- Doris Humphrey, in costume, rehearsing phrases from the 1928 solo, Sarabande -- Group seen outdoors in rehearsal of Variations and conclusion, from New dance -- Brief shot of Doris Humphrey outdoors -- Excerpts from Variations and conclusion, from New dance. Group, José Limón in center -- Doris Humphrey and women, outdoors, rehearsing excerpts from Passacaglia and fugue. Humphrey is seen alone in the turning variation and "bell phrase" -- José Limón in his Danzas mexicanas (excerpts) -- Trio excerpt from Doris Humphrey's Drama of motion, probably filmed on Fire Island -- Doris Humphrey, filmed indoors, in brief segments of the 1928 solo, Gigue -- Doris Humphrey demonstrating forward successions and swings -- Doris Humphrey, in a studio, demonstrating her backward and forward falls and recovery -- Agfa clip (1935) showing informal shots of Doris Humphrey with her son [Charles Humphrey Woodford]. Charles Weidman is seen in shots of other children playing on a rooftop playground of a nursery school
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 9957Shelf locator: *MGZHB 6-843Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6226 (former)
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesDocumentary filmsMotion pictures
NotesFunding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (33 min.) : silent, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY727022270-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12145220Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2abe1270-9180-0135-6edf-291be2e2e7a3
Rights StatementThe copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.
Item timeline of events