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The film generation on dance

Title
The film generation on dance [videorecording] / an NET Festival presentation ; a production of National Educational Television ; produced by Jac Venza ; co-produced and directed by Perry Miller Adato.
Publication
U.S. : National Educational Television, 1968.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-467Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Clarke, Shirley, 1919-1997
  • Nagrin, Daniel
  • Sokolow, Anna
  • Emshwiller, Ed.
  • Harris, Hilary.
  • McLaren, Norman, 1914-1987.
  • Sanasardo, Paul
  • Gutiérrez, Carmen
  • De Jong, Bettie
  • Mercier, Margaret
  • Warren, Vincent, 1938-2017
  • Fenster, Nancy
  • Louis, Murray
  • Bailin, Gladys
  • Alda, Alan, 1936-
  • Berkeley, Busby, 1895-1976
  • Nikolais, Alwin
  • Nikolais, Alwin.
  • Chiriaeff, Ludmilla
  • Adato, Perry Miller
  • Venza, Jac
  • Schickel, Richard.
  • Nikolais Dance Theatre.
  • Walt Disney Productions.
  • National Educational Television and Radio Center.
Description
1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 3/4 in.
Summary
An examination of six inventive film artists who, taking dance as a basic material, have created new cinema choreography which by its very nature can exist only on film.
Uniform Title
  • Dance in the sun (Choreographic work : Nagrin)
  • Pas de deux (Choreographic work : Chiriaeff)
  • Totem (Choreographic work : Nikolais)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Educational/cultural films and programs.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Written by Richard Schickel.
Performer (note)
  • Narrator: Alan Alda.
Contents
Excerpt from Busby Berkeley's water ballet By a waterfall, from Footlight parade, 1933 -- Interview with Shirley Clarke ; excerpts from Dance in the sun, with Daniel Nagrin, and Bullfight, with Anna Sokolow ; the complete A moment in love (choreography, Anna Sokolow ; music, Norman Lloyd ; danced by Paul Sanasardo and Carmen Gutierrez) -- The animated Waltz of the flowers from Walt Disney's Fantasia -- Interview with Norman McLaren ; excerpt from Neighbours ; Pas de deux (choreography, Ludmilla Chiriaeff ; music, Romanian United Folk Orchestra ; danced by Margaret Mercier and Vincent Warren) -- Interview with Ed Emshwiller ; excerpts from Danse chromatique (music, Lou Harrison ; danced by Nancy Fenster) ; the final sequence of Totem (choreography and sound score by Alwin Nikolais ; performed by Murray Louis, Gladys Bailin, and the Alwin Nikolais Dance Company) -- Interview with Hilary Harris ; excerpts from Longhorns, Highway ; the complete Nine variations on a dance theme (music, McNeil Robinson ; danced by Betty de Jongh).
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-467
OCLC
NYPY837031804-F
Title
The film generation on dance [videorecording] / an NET Festival presentation ; a production of National Educational Television ; produced by Jac Venza ; co-produced and directed by Perry Miller Adato.
Imprint
U.S. : National Educational Television, 1968.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Credits
Written by Richard Schickel.
Performer
Narrator: Alan Alda.
Local Subject
Television. The film generation on dance.
Cinedance.
Avant-garde dance.
Motion pictures. A moment in love.
Motion pictures. Fantasia.
Ballet in motion pictures. Pas de deux.
Motion pictures. Footlight parade.
Motion pictures. Totem.
Motion pictures. 9 variations on a dance theme.
Added Author
Clarke, Shirley, 1919-1997, interviewee.
Nagrin, Daniel, choreographer, dancer.
Sokolow, Anna, choreographer, dancer.
Emshwiller, Ed. Interviewee
Harris, Hilary. Interviewee. Cinematographer
McLaren, Norman, 1914-1987. Interviewee
Sanasardo, Paul, dancer.
Gutiérrez, Carmen, dancer.
De Jong, Bettie, dancer.
Mercier, Margaret, dancer.
Warren, Vincent, 1938-2017, dancer.
Fenster, Nancy, dancer.
Louis, Murray, dancer.
Bailin, Gladys, dancer.
Alda, Alan, 1936- narrator.
Berkeley, Busby, 1895-1976, choreographer.
Nikolais, Alwin, choreographer.
Nikolais, Alwin. Composer
Chiriaeff, Ludmilla, choreographer.
Adato, Perry Miller, television producer.
Adato, Perry Miller, television director.
Venza, Jac, producer.
Schickel, Richard. Author
Nikolais Dance Theatre.
Walt Disney Productions.
National Educational Television and Radio Center.
Added Title
Dance in the sun (Choreographic work : Nagrin)
Pas de deux (Choreographic work : Chiriaeff)
Totem (Choreographic work : Nikolais)
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-467
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