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The green table
Additional title: Green table (Choreographic work : Jooss)
Jooss, Kurt, 1901-1979 (Choreographer)
Cohen, Frederic A., 1901-1967 (Composer)

José Limón Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1965 - 1975 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3326
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3132 (former)
Dance rehearsals
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Venue: Videotaped in stage rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes.
Statement of responsibility: Choreography: Kurt Jooss. Music: Frederic A. Cohen.
Performers: Performed by an unidentified American ballet (?) company.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (56 min.) (U-matic) : sound, black and white; 3/4 in.
During the first 15 min. of tape, the dancers playing the diplomats in the first scene perform their roles two by two, beginning with the pair in front. The ballet is then performed in full. An excerpt from the old woman's death scene is repeated in close shot.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY926029073-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12172151
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 866a2980-aa09-0133-72c0-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Creator Born
  • 1965: Created (Approximate)
  • 1979: Creator Died
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The green table" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1965 - 1975.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The green table" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1965 - 1975). The green table Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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The green table