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Additional title: Norman Maen Archive

Norman Maen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1980 - 1989 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5978
Quadrille (Dance) -- Great Britain
Lancers -- Great Britain
Television specials
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Television programs
Content: Title from inventory for Norman Maen and opening video speech.
Creation/production credits: Choreography, Norman Maen.
Performers: Performer, Richard Ham?
Venue: Videotaped during performance at TV studio, London, England, 1980's.
Acquisition: Gift; Domy Reiter-Sofer; 2014.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (6 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Victorian themes television event. Victorian themed variety television show with single actor performing The Lancers, which is a square dance, a variant of the Quadrille, a set dance performed by four couples, particularly popular in the 18th and 19th centuries. It is a composite dance made up of five figures or tours, each performed four times so that each couple dances the lead part. It exists in many variants in several countries -- Les Lanciers, Wikipedia page.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 929987812
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20840964
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 72d451c0-aa19-0133-84e1-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1980: Created (Approximate)
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Lancers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1980 - 1989.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Lancers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2024.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1980 - 1989). Lancers Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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