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Mexican dances
Sadlo, Lola (Consultant)
Sadlo, Jan, Sr (Director)
Macias, Raul (Teacher)
Ballet Folklórico Estudiantil

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: [198-?]
Table of Contents
DANCE CONTENTS. - Reel 1 (17 min.): Part I: Tilingo lingo, dance from Veracruz, seen under opening credits. Three evocations of Aztec dances: Procession, Doncellas, and Sacerdotes. Two dances from Veracruz: Iguana and La bamba. La negra, dance from Jalisco. - Reel 2 (19 min.): Part II: El carretero (The wagon driver), dance from Jalisco, seen under opening credits. Amor de madre, French-influenced polka from the revolutionary period. Las Adelitas, dance of woman warriors. Machetes, men's dance. Alazanas, horsewomen's dance. Jarabe tapatío (Mexican hat dance).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7945
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-1584 (former)
Jarabe tapatío (Dance)
Bamba (Dance)
Adelita (Dance)
Folk dancing -- Mexico
Mexican Americans
Dance -- Mexico -- Jalisco
Dance -- Mexico -- Veracruz (State)
Aztec dance
two-dimensional moving image
Produced by Associated Film Services, Burbank, California. Director: Jan Sadlo, Sr. Consultant: Lola Sadlo. Photographers: Jules Padilla and Jan Sadlo, Jr. Narrator: Emilio Delgado.
Choreographer/dance instructor: Raul Macias.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 streaming video files (NTSC) (36 min.) :sd., col.
Educational survey of Mexican dances, with special focus on the Mexican states of Jalisco and Veracruz, performed by the Ballet Folklórico Estudiantil of Lincoln High School, Los Angeles, California, a Mexican-American group directed by Anita Cano. Includes supplementary information on Mexican history and culture, and the experiences of Mexican-Americans in the U.S. For Study guide, see: *MGZR Motion pictures. Mexican dances.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906003544-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168218
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7bcea070-7c66-0135-10f1-005b9cdd837d
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Item timeline of events

  • : Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mexican dances" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. [198-?].

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mexican dances" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 22, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. ([198-?]). Mexican dances Retrieved from

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Mexican dances