The First Picture Show: a silent movie-dance-comedy-drama-musical-history (work-in-progress), 1997 October 4Additional title: David Gordon archiveAdditional title: First picture show (Choreographic work : Gordon)
NamesGordon, David, 1936- (Author)Gordon, David, 1936- (Stage director)Gordon, David, 1936- (Choreographer)Gordon, Ain (Author)Tipton, Jennifer (Lighting designer)Fitzgerald, Ed (Stage manager)Marks, Ken (Performer)Gould, Peggy (Performer)Byrsted, Tine (Performer)Danson, Randy, 1950- (Performer)Fire, Norma (Performer)Greenspan, David, 1956- (Performer)Kux, Bill (Performer)McAfee, Eli (Performer)Parsons, Estelle (Performer)Ramirez, Jule J (Performer)Sakata, Jeanne (Performer)Setterfield, Valda (Performer)Shalet, Diane (Performer)Thorne, Tracy (Performer)Wallace, Gregory (Performer)David Gordon/Pickup Company (Performer)
David Gordon Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1997-10-04
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3893
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: written by Ain Gordon and David Gordon ; directed and choreographed by David Gordon ; performed by Pick Up Performance Company.Creation/production credits: Lighting Designer, Jennifer Tipton ; Production Stage Manager, Ed Fitzgerald ; Ornamental Music Devised & Coordinated by Ken Marks ; Assistant to the Director, Peggy Gould ; video documentation by Peter Richards.Performers: Tine Byrsted (Mover, Extra, Nell Shipman), Randy Danson (Anne First, ages 15-45), Norma Fire (May Furstman, Connie Gardner, Steven Bush, Gene Gauntier), Peggy Gould (Mover, Extra), David Greenspan (Carl Laemmle, Frederick Howe, Henry Hooks, MacFarland, Cleo Madison), Bill Kux (Louis Furstmann, Mr. La Tour, Mr. Slicklen, Margery Wilson, Exhibitor), Ken Marks (Pianist, Billy Friend, Dudley Hughes, Judge, Dorothy Davenport), Eli McAfee (Mover, Extra), Estelle Parsons (Anne First, age 99), Jule J. Ramirez, Jeanne Sakata (Nurse Sato, Cindy, Marion E. Wong), Valda Setterfield (Mrs. Klinkman, Reverend Wilbur Crafts, Alice Guy Blache), Diane Shalet (Thelma March, Naomi), Tracy Thorne (Jane Furstman, Louis Weber) and Gregory Wallace (Doctor, Ben, Percy Waters).Venue: Videotaped during performance at St. Clement's Church, New York, N.Y., 1997 October 4.Acquisition: Gift; David Gordon / Pick Up Performance Co(s). 2014.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (124 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 898127819NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20496812Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e9647ee0-9e7e-0132-6df0-3c075448cc4b
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