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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles Weidman; Doris Humphrey; Charles Humphrey Woodford; Martha Graham; Louis Horst; Mary Josephine Shelly; John Martin; Louise Martin; Ted Shawn; Hanya Holm; Robin Gregory; William Bales; George Bockman; Erick Hawkins; Elizabeth Waters; Jane Dudley; José Limón; Doris Isabelle Ewing; Bennington School of the Dance.
|Notes:||Title and program data from accompanying data sheet.|
|Credits:||Identifications of people in the film made by Sali Ann Kriegsman, Mary Anne Santos Newhall, Charles Woodford, and Ann Vachon.|
|Event notes:||Filmed at Bennington School of the Dance, Bennington, Vt., in 1938; film documentation, Doris Isabelle Ewing.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (16 min.) : si., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Candid footage (first 4 min. of tape) / includes glimpses of Charles Weidman and Doris Humphrey with her son, Charles Woodford; Martha Graham; Louis Horst (briefly glimpsed to left of Graham); Mary Jo Shelly, administrative director of the Bennington School of Dance (waving to camera); John Martin, dance critic for the New York Times, with his wife Louise Martin (in flowered dress); Ted Shawn (in white robe, first seen walking away from camera); Hanya Holm (in black dress with white sash); landscapes and street scenes; Robin Gregory (with red hair, in striped top, holding cigarette); horse and calf. Dance excerpts (beginning at ca. 4 min. into tape) / including: Humphrey technique, demonstrated by a female dancer in white tunic; dance by a female dancer in long dress; various movements performed by a female dancer in two-piece outfit; various movements performed by two men, tentatively identified as Bill Bales and George Bockman; Hanya Holm technique as taught by Louise Kloepper, demonstrated by a female dancer in white tunic; duet by a member of Holm's group and a man tentatively identified as Erick Hawkins; various movements performed by Elizabeth Waters (in orange skirt); Graham technique, demonstrated by Jane Dudley (in white two-piece outfit); glimpses of Doris Humphrey (in long red dress) and José Limón (in dark trunks); excerpts probably of Variations and conclusion from New dance, performed by members of Humphrey's group, including Limón, subsequently joined by Humphrey; solo dancing by Humphrey. Candid footage (begins at ca. 14 min., continues to end of recording) / views of a car, riverbank, swimmers.|
|Other Titles:||New dance (Choreographic work : Humphrey)|