American Dance Machine

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American Dance Machine
Additional title: Satin doll (Choreographic work : Haney)
De Mille, Agnes (Choreographer)
Layton, Joe, 1931- (Choreographer)
Kidd, Michael, 1915-2007 (Choreographer)
Schwab, Buddy (Choreographer)
Field, Ronald, 1934-1989 (Choreographer)
Tucker, Robert (Choreographer)
Fosse, Bob, 1927-1987 (Choreographer)
White, Onna (Choreographer)
Haney, Carol (Choreographer)
Gennaro, Peter, 1919-2000 (Choreographer)
Saddler, Donald (Choreographer)
Daniels, Danny, 1924- (Choreographer)
American Dance Machine (Dance troupe) (Dancer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1978
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Ree1 1. Gentlemen prefer blondes: Mamie is Mimi / choreography, Agnes De Mille; score, Styne & Robbin -- George M: Popularity / choreography, Joe Layton; score, George M. Cohan -- Carousel: June is bustin' out all over / choreography, Agnes De Mille; score, Rodgers & Hammerstein -- Destry: Whip dance / choreography, Michael Kidd; music, Harold Rome -- George M: All aboard for Broadway / choreography, Joe Layton; score, George M. Cohan -- The boyfriend: Charleston / choreography, Buddy Schwab; score, Sandy Wilson -- Cabaret: The telephone dance / choreography, Ron Field; music, John Kander; lyrics, Fred Ebb -- Shenandoah: Next to lovin' (I like fightin') / choreography, Bob Tucker; music, Gary Gelb; lyrics, Peter Udell -- Little me: Rich kid's rag / choreography, Bob Fosse; score, Cy Coleman & Carol Leigh -- Intermission: Historical material on show dancing arranged by Harold Cromer in collaboration with Albert Murray; performed by Harold Cromer. Last 3 minutes of streaming file is blank -- Reel 2. Half a sixpence: If the rain's gotta fall / choreography, Onna White; score,David Heneker -- Satin doll / choreographed for television by Carol Haney; words & music, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn & Johnny Mercer -- Unsinkable Molly Brown: Monte Carlo crossover, and Up where the people are / choreography, Peter Gennaro; score, Meredith Willson -- Brigadoon: Come to me, bend to me, and Funeral dance / choreography, Agnes De Mille; music, Frederick Loewe; lyrics, Alan Jay Lerner -- Cancan: Quadrille / choreography, Michael Kidd; score, Cole Porter -- No no Nanette: You can dance with any girl at all / choreography, Donald Saddler; music, Vincent Youmans; lyrics, Irving Caesar -- Walking happy: Clog dance / choreography, Danny Daniels, score, Van Heusen and Cahn. Last 10 minutes of streaming file is blank.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3209
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-5383 (former)
Cancan (Dance)
Charleston (Dance)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Taped in performance by Fucci/Stone Productions.
Content: Includes dance numbers from musical comedies.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) (121 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY807024853-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158674
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cf5d4a60-712f-0138-799e-3d1c29d43bcc
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1978: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "American Dance Machine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "American Dance Machine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). American Dance Machine Retrieved from

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American Dance Machine