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Ruth St. Denis

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Ruth St. Denis, pt. 3
Additional title: Little girl with red kimono (Choreographic work : St. Denis and Tootikian)
Additional title: Swan lake (Choreographic work : Tootikian)
Toutikian, Karoun (Choreographer)
Toutikian, Karoun (Dancer)
Cothron, Lonny (Narrator)
Cothron, Lonny (Dancer)
Li, Kwan (Dancer)
Lezli, Lalla (Dancer)
Yamaguchi, Suzi (Dancer)
Kamal, Rachelle (Dancer)
Peterson, Kathy (Dancer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 (Choreographer)
Stine, Whitney, 1930- (Author)
Stine, Whitney, 1930- (Director)
Ruth St. Denis Foundation (Hollywood, Calif.) (Donor)

Denishawn Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1985
Table of Contents
Swan lake, an Oriental adaptation of the ballet / produced by the Los Angeles Cinema Club in cooperation with the Institute of Asian Studies. Choreography: Karoun Tootikian. Music: Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky. Lighting: William von Klint. Edited by: Fernando Guerrieri. Narrated by Lonny Cothron. Cast: Karoun Tootikian (Swan Queen), Lonny Cothron (Prince), Verne Williams (Sorcerer), Jeannie Brauner, Ann-Marie Crosby, Lalla Lezli, Arlene Provost (Swans), Ananda Koomar and Michael Tolchinsky (Hunters) -- Little girl with red kimono, a fairy tale told in the Japanese manner / produced by Ethnic Dance Films. Choreographed by Karoun Tootikian after 1957 version by St. Denis and Tootikian. Written, directed, and edited by Whitney Stine. Photographed by Jarl Hedberg. Narrated by Wayne Lundy. Cast: Kwan Li (Red Kimono), Lonny Cothron, Lalla Lezli, Karoun Tootikian, Suzi Yamaguchi, Rachelle Kamal, Kathy Peterson.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6155
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-908 reel 3 (former)
Video recordings
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Umatic) (43 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY867013749-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12162382
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 84b76900-aaa3-0134-cb80-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1985: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ruth St. Denis" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1985.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ruth St. Denis" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 20, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1985). Ruth St. Denis Retrieved from

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Ruth St. Denis