The De Mille dynasty: a brief history of the life and times of Henry C. De Mille, William C. De Mille, Cecil B. De Mille, Agnes George De Mille
NamesHirschfeld, Louise Kerz, 1936- (Conceptor)Hirschfeld, Louise Kerz, 1936- (Screenwriter)Hirschfeld, Louise Kerz, 1936- (Narrator)Del Zoppo, Annette (Producer)Del Zoppo, Annette (Director)Schildkraut, Leonora (Designer)Americana Dance Theatre (Company) (Production company)De Mille Trust (Presenter)De Mille dynasty (Exhibition) (Associated name)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1985
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8781
TopicsDeMille familyDe Mille, Henry Churchill, 1850-1893De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959De Mille, AgnesDe Mille, BeatriceBelasco, David, 1853-1931Lasky, Jesse L., 1880-1958Dance -- Exhibitions -- New York (State) -- 1984
GenresMotion picturesDocumentary filmsFilmed dance
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by Americana Dance Theatre, Inc., in cooperation with the De Mille Trust ; produced and directed by Annette del Zoppo.Additional physical form: This recording also appears on *MGZIC 9-5186. Also available from the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, on NCOX 431.Creation/production credits: Conceived and narrated by Louise Kerz ; script by Louise Kerz ; sound design and music archives, Leonora Schildkraut.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (17 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionVideotape made in conjunction with the exhibition The De Mille Dynasty, presented at The New York Public Library in 1984. Documentary on the De Mille family's distinguished contributions to theater, film, literature, and dance, illustrated by still photographs. The discussion begins with Henry C. De Mille, founder of the dynasty, and extends through his wife Beatrice, a champion of women's theater; his sons William and Cecil, noted for their achievements in theater and film; and William's daughter Agnes, who broke new ground as a choreographer. Also included in the program are the family's associates David Belasco, playwright and stage director, and Jesse L. Lasky, co-founder of Paramount Pictures.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY94-F234NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12175612Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2aa2e220-88c7-0138-39dd-029b9f42f60e
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