The Kennedy Center Honors,1995-12-03

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Additional title: Other side of my world (Choreographic work : Genarro)
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Creator)
Cronkite, Walter (Host)
Clinton, Bill, 1946- (Speaker)
Clinton, Hillary Rodham (Speaker)
Martin, Steve, 1945- (Speaker)
Farrell, Suzanne, 1945- (Speaker)
James, George (Speaker)
Chong, Erica (Speaker)
Bradley, Ed, 1941-2006 (Speaker)
Wolfensohn, James D (Speaker)
Von Stade, Frederica (Speaker)
Newman, Paul, 1925-2008 (Speaker)
Gossett, Louis, Jr., 1936- (Speaker)
Jones, James Earl (Speaker)
Baranski, Christine (Performer)
Lane, Nathan, 1956- (Performer)
Caesar, Sid, 1922-2014 (Performer)
D'Amboise, Charlotte (Dancer)
D'Amboise, Charlotte (Singer)
D'Amboise, Christopher (Dancer)
Glover, Savion (Dancer)
Tate, Jimmy (Dancer)
Wilder, Bakaari (Dancer)
Bingham, Vincent (Dancer)
Walker, Joe Louis (Musician)
Cavaleri, Nathan (Musician)
Raitt, Bonnie (Musician)
Raitt, Bonnie (Singer)
Cropper, Steve (Musician)
James, Etta, 1938-2012 (Singer)
Williams, Joe, 1918-1999 (Singer)
Ford, Bruce (Singer)
Gilfry, Rodney (Singer)
Williams, Janet, 1965- (Singer)
Norman, Jessye (Singer)
Stevens, George, Jr., 1932- (Producer)
Stevens, George, Jr., 1932- (Screenwriter)
Mischer, Don (Producer)
Horvitz, Louis J (Director)
Schrum, Bob (Screenwriter)
Lawrence, Elliot (Musical director)
Keene, Bob (Designer)
Dickinson, Bob (Lighting designer)
Field, John B (Technical director)
Collins, Judy, 1939- (Composer)
Collins, Judy, 1939- (Lyricist)
Gennaro, Peter, 1919-2000 (Choreographer)
Pendarvis, Leon (Conductor)
D'Amboise, Christopher (Choreographer)
Nathan, Alan (Conductor)
Lukinson, Sara (Writer of accompanying material)
Frook, John (Screenwriter)
Wiedenmayer, Joe (Editor of a moving image work)
Muheim, Mark (Editor of a moving image work)
National Dance Institute (U.S.) (Dancer)
Voices of the Next Generation (Singer)

National Dance Institute Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1995-12-03
Table of Contents
Opening and segment for Neil Simon, introduced by Steve Martin, followed by performance of excerpts from Neil Simon works by Christine Baranski (Broadway Bound, 1984 speech, Sweet Charity) and Nathan Lane (The Odd Couple, The Sunshine Boys, Sweet Charity) and parody by Sid Caesar (23 min.) |||| Segment for Jacques d'Amboise, introduced by Suzanne Farrell, followed by a performance by Charlotte d'Amboise and Christopher d'Amboise and then remarks from National Dance Institute alumni George James and Erica Chong followed by a performance of "Other Side of My World" by students of the National Dance Institute (16 min.) |||| Segment for B.B. King, introduced by Ed Bradley, followed by a performance by Joe Louis Walker, Dr. John, Nathan Cavaleri, Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Steve Cropper, and Joe Williams (17 min.) |||| Remarks from James D. Wolfensohn, chairman of the Kennedy Center (1 min.) |||| Walter Cronkite introduces a tap performance by Savion Glover, Jimmy Tate, Bakaari Wilder and Vincent Bingham of Real Tap Thing (3 min.) |||| Segment for Marilyn Horne, introduced by Frederica Von Stade, followed by performance from The Barber of Seville by Bruce Ford (tenor), Rodney Gilfry (baritone) and Janet Williams (soprano) (11 min.) |||| Segment for Sidney Poitier, introduced by Paul Newman, followed by short remarks from Louis Gossett, Jr., a performance of "Amen" from "Lillies of the Field" by the Voices of the Next Generation, remarks from James Earl Jones, and a performance of "Amazing Grace" by Jessye Norman (18 min.) |||| Walter Cronkite introduces the closing performance of "Take Care of This House" by all the evening's performers, with solos from Charlotte d'Amboise, Rodney Gilfry, Janet Williams, and Bruce Ford (5 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4578
Simon, Neil
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-
King, B. B
Horne, Marilyn
Poitier, Sidney
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.)
Performing arts -- Awards -- United States
Performing arts -- United States
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Statement of responsibility: a George Stevens, Jr. Don Mischer presentation.
Creation/production credits: Produced by George Stevens, Jr. and Don Mischer; directed by Louis J. Horvitz; written by Bob Schrum and George Stevens, Jr.; associate producer, Michael B. Seligman; film sequences co-produced by Sara Lukinson; special music material, the other Ray Charles; music direction, Elliot Lawrence; production design, Bob Keene; executive in charge of talent, Danette Herman; lighting design, Bob Dickinson; special staging by Felisa Vanoff; associate director, Allan Kartun; production manager, Kathryn Hammond; assistants to the producers, Dottie McCarthy, Maureen Kelly, Kate Burlinson; production coordinators, Tammy Raab, Julie M. Kaneko, Lois Cascio; script supervisor, Sharon Taylor; script coordinator, Marie Yamamoto; stage managers, Garry Hood, Dency Nelson, Ted Ray, Doug Smith, Nancy Cohen; production supervisor, John W. Bradley; talent coordinators, Marc Schlather, Juliane Hare; Vari*lite designer, John Morgan; assistant art director, Brian J. Stonestreet; White House coordinator, Theresa Rubino; technical director, John B. Field; video, Keith Winikoff; audio, Ed Greene; p.a. mixer, Patrick Baltzell; videotape editors, Michael Polito, Randy Magalski; post-production supervisor, John M.Best; wardrobe, Gerry Scarbrough; hair & make-up, Joe Cranzano; "Other Side of My World" music and lyrics by Judy Collins and choreography by Peter Gennaro; B.B.King segment musical conductor and arranger, Leon Pendarvis; "Let's Misbehave" choreographed by Christopher d'Amboise; The Barber of Seville conductor, Alan Nathan; created by Nick Vanoff and George Stevens, Jr. Film sequences: written by Sara Lukinson, John Frook; edited by Joe Wiedenmayer, Mark Muheim; production manager, Johannah Lyons; production coordinator, Lisa Larragoite; music consultant, Eric Kulberg; researcher, Sandy Zweig.
Performers: Walter Cronkite, host; Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Steve Martin, Suzanne Farrell, George James, Erica Chong, Ed Bradley, James D. Wolfensohn, Frederica Von Stade, Paul Newman, Louis Gossett, Jr., James Earl Jones, speakers; Christine Baranski, Nathan Lane, Sid Caesar, performers; Charlotte d'Amboise, Christopher d'Amboise, National Dance Institute students, Savion Glover, Jimmy Tate, Bakaari Wilder, Vincent Bingham, dancers; Joe Louis Walker, Dr. John, Nathan Cavaleri, Bonnie Raitt, Steve Cropper, musicians; Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Williams, Bruce Ford, Rodney Gilfry, Janet Williams, Voices of the Next Generation, Jessye Norman, Charlotte d'Amboise, vocalists.
Venue: Recorded December 3, 1995 John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.
Acquisition: Gift; Jacques D'Amboise, 2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (94 min) :sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 954056280
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21045876
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 66e011d0-9360-0136-0c0b-0589f51475d7
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The Kennedy Center Honors,1995-12-03