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Dance: four pioneers / National Educational Television.
Date
1966 (Creation date: 1965)
Main contributor
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Summary
Introduces four major choreographers--Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, and Hanya Holt--who revolted against the conventions of ballet to produce American modern dance. Employs film clips and still photographs taken in 1934 to show the dancers and their teachers during the beginning days at Mount Bennington College. Each choreographer explains her/his view of the meaning dance should have within the arts. Includes a full production of Doris Humphrey's Passacaglia by the American Dance
Contributors
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.; National Educational Television and Radio Center.; Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center.; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Documentary films.; Educational films.; Nonfiction films.
Subjects
Graham, Martha.; Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958.; Weidman, Charles.; Holm, Hanya, 1893-1992.; Modern dance
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (30 min.) : sd., b&w ; 16 mm.
Notes

Originally produced in 1965.

Creation/Production Credits

Executive producer, Jac Venza; director, Charles S. Dubin; sound, Lucy Venable; writer, Bo Goldman; narrator, Alvin Epstein; animation, Wardell Gaynor, cameraman and film editor, Eugene Marnier.

Local Note

Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.

Performers

Lola Huth, Chester Wolenski, Richard Grant (organist)

Statement of Responsibility

National Educational Television.

Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7832308; Catalog Key: 7832308; OCLC: ocm67904685; OCLC: 67904685