Ruth Page: An American originalAdditional title: American pattern (Choreographic work : Page and Stone)Additional title: Frankie and Johnny (Choreographic work : Page and Stone, B)Additional title: Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Page)Additional title: Carmina burana (Choreographic work : Page)Additional title: Alice in the garden (Choreographic work : Page)
NamesWright, Rebecca, 1947-2006 (Dancer)Peterson, Kirk (Dancer)Collins, Richard, 1945-1991 (Dancer)Roses, Cynthia Ann (Dancer)Vostrikov, Gennadiĭ (Dancer)Meehan, John, 1950- (Dancer)Danias, Starr (Dancer)Page, Ruth, 1899-1991 (Choreographer)Han, Daṿid (Producer)Prince, Nicholas (Producer)Lundell, Kurt (Set designer)Wentink, Andrew Mark (Author)Holm, Celeste, 1917-2012 (Narrator)Delfau, André (Costume designer)Van Grove, Isaac (Composer)Valenti, Michael, 1942- (Composer)Han, Daṿid (Director)
Ruth Page Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1978
Table of ContentsDance contents. - Film clips: American pattern, Choreographed by Ruth Page and Bentley Stone; Frankie and Johnny, Choreographed by Page. - Balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet (b&w), choreography by Page, costumes by André Delfau, performed by Kirk Peterson and Rebecca Wright. - Excerpt from Carmina burana, choreography by Page, costumes by Delfau, performed by Cynthia Roses (Prostitute), Richard Collins (Death), Gennadiĭ Vostrikov (King), David Hough (Bishop), James Sutton (Beggar), and Lisa Andrus (Nun). - Pas de deux from Alice in the garden, Choreography by Page, music by Isaac Van Grove, set by Kurk Lundell, costumes by Delfau, performed by John Meehan (Passion flower) and Starr Danias (Tiger lily).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8705Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-133 (former)
TopicsPage, Ruth, 1899-1991Page, Ruth, 1899-1991Choreographers -- United States
GenresDocumentary filmsFilmed danceMotion picturesFilmed performances
NotesCreation/production credits: Videotape copy of original 16 mm. film by Otter Productions. Producer: Nicholas Prince. Director and executive producer: David W. Hahn. Music: Michael Valenti. Archivist writer: Andrew M. Wentink. Narration: Celeste Holm.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.Acquisition: Gift; David Hahn. NN-PDDate: Copyright date: 1978
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (59 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionDocumentary on the life and career of Ruth Page. Includes brief film clips and longer excerpts from her works.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY807028926-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158770Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 67420710-8c10-0135-bd5c-6b6670856862
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