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Primitive mysteries
Additional title: Primitive mysteries (Choreographic work : Graham)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Eilber, Janet (Dancer)
Ruddy, Jeanne (Dancer)
Graham, Martha (Choreographer)
Horst, Louis (Composer)
Martha Graham Dance Company (Performer)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1977-06-13
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 2185
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 8-1735
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Venue: Filmed in rehearsal in rehearsal clothes by W. W. Films Inc. for the Jerome Robbins Film Archive with the assistance of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts on June 13, 1977 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater.
Creation/production credits: Choreography: Martha Graham. Music: Louis Horst.
Performers: Danced by members of the Martha Graham Dance Company: Janet Eilber with Christine Dakin, Diana Hart, Bonnie Oda Homsey, Lucinda Mitchell, Jacquelyn Buglisi, Mary Collins, Sharon Filone, Susan McLain, Jeanne Ruddy, Sally Trammel, Sharon Tyers, Sophie Giavanola, Josephine Teng, and Helen Jones.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (19 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY797085478-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12158437
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d5a55560-7d9d-0138-9f0b-0f1e95455443
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1977: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Primitive mysteries" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1977.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Primitive mysteries" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2022.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1977). Primitive mysteries Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Primitive mysteries