The painted princess

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The painted princess
Kaye, Pooh (Director)
Alway, Kendall (Performer)
Roe, David (Performer)
Mertz, Ariane (Performer)
Root, Kimberly Bulcken (Performer)
Young, Sally (Costume designer)
Kilgore, John (Composer)
Ross, Elisabeth (Author)
Kaye, Pooh (Designer)
Kaye, Pooh (Author)
Kaye, Pooh (Performer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1993
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9104
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-4188 (former)
Animation (Cinematography)
Art and dance
Literature and dance
Motion pictures
Filmed dance
Creation/production credits: Produced by Eccentric Motions, Inc. [Director?:] Pooh Kaye. Director of photography: Vilma Gregoropoulos.
Creation/production credits: Original music and sound design: John Kilgore. Narrative text: John Pynchon Holms, Jaime Manrique, John Kilgore, Pooh Kaye, Elisabeth Ross Wingate. Production design: Pooh Kaye. Set design: Hassig & Emery Design. Costumes: Sally Young.
Performers: Performed by Kendall Alway (the princess), David Roe (the wild boy), Pooh Kaye (the painter), with Ariane Mertz, Karen Tozzi, Kim Root, Sara Lusena, Robin Orlin, and Michelle French.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS (17 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Cinedance work combining action by live performers and animated characters to create images suggested by Diego Velázquez's painting Las meninas and Oscar Wilde's fairy tale The birthday of the infanta.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY946069247-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12176171
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3359a310-86ab-0135-b78b-2bf098d76536
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Item timeline of events

  • 1993: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The painted princess" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1993.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The painted princess" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1993). The painted princess Retrieved from

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The painted princess