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Marcel Marceau

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Marcel Marceau
Marceau, Marcel (Speaker)
Marceau, Marcel (Performer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1970 - 1975 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6419
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-201 (former)
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Venue: Lecture-demonstration by Marcel Marceau videotaped at Brooklyn College as part of its Inside the arts program.
Content: Reel 2 (60 min.): Taped a week after Reel 1. After recapitulating main points of previous week's lecture-demonstration, Marceau compares mime with dance and concludes with a discussion of his character Bip and Bip's relation to American silent film actors.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (120 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Reel 1 (60 min.): Marceau defines the art of mime, traces its historical development and outlines the various characters, styles, and techniques that have evolved.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY797027565-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12157687
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0731f750-7dca-0134-0e77-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1970: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Marcel Marceau" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1970 - 1975.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Marcel Marceau" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2021.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1970 - 1975). Marcel Marceau Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Marcel Marceau