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Roamin' I
Additional title: Locale (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Cunningham, Merce (Creator)
Cunningham, Merce (Choreographer)
Armitage, Karole (Dancer)
Burns, Louise Ann (Dancer)
Cornfield, Ellen (Dancer)
Eginton, Meg (Dancer)
Emery, Susan (Dancer)
Fox, Lisa (Dancer)
Friedman, Lise (Dancer)
Good, Alan (Dancer)
Kerr, Catherine (Dancer)
Komar, Chris (Dancer)
Kovich, Robert (Dancer)
Lennon, Joseph (Dancer)
Remley, Rob (Dancer)
Self, Jim, 1954- (Dancer)
Atlas, Charles (Cinematographer)
Burkhardt, J. (Jacob) (Cinematographer)
Caplan, Elliot (Cinematographer)
Merce Cunningham Dance Company (Presenter)
Cunningham Dance Foundation (Producer)
Atlas, Charles (Director)

Merce Cunningham Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 4498
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2136 (former)
Motion pictures -- Production and direction
Modern dance
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Statement of responsibility: Produced by Cunningham Dance Foundation ; a film by Charles Atlas with outtakes from Locale
Creation/production credits: Black-and-white photography, Jeff McRoberts ; color camera crew, Charles Atlas, Jacob Burckhardt, Elliot Caplan, and Roger Tattersall.
Venue: Photographed at the Cunningham Studio, New York, in January 1979.
Physical Description
Born digital
Extent: 1 video file (15 min.) : sound, color
Black-and-white film of filmmakers at work, intercut with color footage of Locale. Merce Cunningham appears on camera to direct dancers.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168206
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f2bbbc10-9e89-0132-f13e-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1979: Created
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Roamin' I" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Roamin' I" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 2, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Roamin' I Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Roamin' I