The American Dance Festival, one of a kindAdditional title: The American Dance Festival, one of a kindAdditional title: Panorama (Choreographic work : Graham)Additional title: Invention (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
NamesTaylor, Paul, 1930- (Interviewee)Weidman, Charles (Interviewee)Reinhart, Charles (Interviewee)Terry, Walter (Interviewee)Myers, Martha (Interviewee)Bird, Dorothy, 1912-Bird, BonnieLimón, JoséJones, Betty, 1926- Currier, Ruth, 1926-Graham, MarthaAmerican Dance FestivalBennington School of the DanceSouth Carolina Educational Television NetworkSteeg ProductionsTake One ProductionsUniversity of North Carolina Center for Public Television
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1983
Table of ContentsThe American Dance Festival, one of a kind (ca. 15 min., col. and b&w, sd.) / film sequences provided by UNC Center for Public Broadcasting, South Carolina ETV Network, and Steeg Productions ; script, Mike McClister ; editing, Jere Snyder ; interviewees, Marcia Esposito, Paul Taylor, Charles Weidman, Walter Terry (pre-recorded footage), Charles Reinhart, Martha Myers ; promotional videotape containing a brief history of the festival, followed by a summary of its activities (school, professional and community services, media projects, and performances), and testimonials from writers and choreographers. Illustrated by b&w archival footage and still photographs, and contemporary footage of performances, classes, and rehearsals.[Archival footage] (ca. 20 min., b&w, si. and sd.) / includes segments titled "Techniques of Martha Graham demonstrated by Dorothy and Bonnie Bird" and "Selections from 'Panorama,' workshop group, Bennington School of Dance, 1935, directed by Martha Graham," as well as untitled class, performance, and candid footage. José Limón, Betty Jones, and Ruth Currier appear in a brief excerpt from Doris Humphrey's Invention at the end of the tape.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8764Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5649 (former)
TopicsDance -- History -- United States
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageDanceTrailers and promo'sVideo
NotesStatement of responsibility: produced by Take One Productions.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (35 min.) :sd. and sd., col. with b&w sequences
DescriptionPromotional videotape followed by a compilation of archival footage.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY98-F2850NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13725621Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): efdc58b0-90c4-0135-c98f-00814a68261b
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