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Author: Twyla TharpDavid ByrneAlan YentobSanto LoquastoTwyla Tharp Dance Foundation.All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Thorn EMI/HBO Video, ©1982.
Series: Thorn EMI/HBO classic performance.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together choreographer Twyla Tharp and rock composer David Byrne of the Talking Heads in a unique performance refashioned by Tharp especially for television, with computer-generated figures, shadow-play, and reverse action - creating a wholly separate video version. Preceded by an interview with Tharp and rehearsal footage.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
History
Interviews
Nonfiction television programs
Televised dance
Named Person: Twyla Tharp; Twyla Tharp
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Twyla Tharp; David Byrne; Alan Yentob; Santo Loquasto; Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation.; Catherine Wheel (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Thorn EMI/HBO Video.
OCLC Number: 13451889
Notes: Originally broadcast on the BBC program Arena in 1982.
"National Video Corporation presents"--Booklet.
TVE 3397.
Credits: Production designed by Santo Loquasto ; camera, John Hooper ; film editor, Dave King ; computer animation by Computer Graphics Laboratory, New York Institute of Technology, Rebecca Allen ; originally produced for the theatre by Twila Tharp Dance Foundation.
Performer(s): Sara Rudner (Leader), Jennifer Way (Mother), Tom Rawe (Father), Katie Glasner (Sister), Raymond Kurshals (Brother), Shelley Washington (Maid), Christine Uchida (Pet), John Carrafa (Poet), Richard Colton, William Whitener, John Malashock, Mary Ann Kellogg, Shelley Freydont, Keith Young, Barbara Hoon (Chorus).
Description: 1 videocassette (87 min.) : sound, stereo, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 booklet.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Series Title: Thorn EMI/HBO classic performance.
Other Titles: Catherine wheel (Choreographic work : Tharp)
Arena (Television program)
Responsibility: a Catherine Wheel production in association with WNET/Thirteen ; directed and choreographed by Twyla Tharp ; music produced, composed & performed by David Byrne.

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Brings together choreographer Twyla Tharp and rock composer David Byrne of the Talking Heads in a unique performance refashioned by Tharp especially for television, with computer-generated figures, shadow-play, and reverse action - creating a wholly separate video version. Preceded by an interview with Tharp and rehearsal footage.

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