Like it is [and] Katherine Dunham: Excerpts
NamesDunham, Katherine (Interviewee)Noble, Gil (Producer)Mitchell, Arthur, 1934- (Interviewee)Katherine Dunham Company (Performer)Dunham, Katherine (Choreographer)Dunham, Katherine (Performer)Noble, Gil (Host)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1979
Table of ContentsLike it is. sd., color. WABC-TV telecast, 1979. Producer and host: Gil Noble. Director: Frank Olivo. Sections includes: Introduction (0-200); Interview with Katherine Dunham discussing her life and career (200-426); Interview with Olatunji, Nigerian percussionist (426-431); Dunham interview (431-458); Interview with Arthur Mitchell on Dunham's classes and impact (458-481); Dunham interview (481-537); Mitchell interview (537-548); Dunham interview (537-807). Dunham discusses her training and education; her interest in Haitian dancing; her years in Haiti: the impact of religion and voodoo on their culture and dance. Many excerpts of native dancers in Haiti and the West Indies are shown. - Katherine Dunham: Excerpts. si., b&w., 1940(?). Filmed by Kenneth Persip. Performance by Katherine Dunham and Company (807-856).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 8706Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-201 (former)
TopicsDunham, KatherineDance -- French Polynesia -- TahitiDance -- HaitiDance -- West IndiesDance -- Anthropological aspectsFolk dancing -- HaitiDance, Black -- HaitiDance, Black -- Cuba
GenresInterviewsFilmed interviewsFilmed performancesFilmed dance
NotesFunding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.Acquisition: Gift; David Hahn. NN-PD
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (59 min.) : sound with silent sequences, color, black and white ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionTelevision documentary on Katherine Dunham (55 min) followed by Katherine Dunham: Excerpts, a short series of silent films from a performance of Katherine Dunham and her company (5 min.).
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY817023233-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159218Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 61705fa0-2639-0137-2da5-6dd68ab63f55
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