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Gestures of sand (Motion picture)

Author: Allegra Fuller Snyder; Margalit Oved
Publisher: 1968.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
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Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Allegra Fuller Snyder; Margalit Oved
OCLC Number: 83898949
Notes: A film by Allegra Fuller Snyder in association with the Department of Dance, University of California, Los Angeles. Choreography: traditional, and by Margalit Oved. Music: traditional. Danced and sung by Margalit Oved.
Description: 1 reel. 18 min. 740 ft. : sd. b&w. ; 16 mm.
Contents: CONTENTS. - Introduction explains Aden and Yemen as important stopping points on the ancient trading route between India, Africa, and Spain. - Dances and chants from the wedding rituals of the Yemenite Jews. - Desert dances, by Margalit Oved, including characterizations of The Queen of Sheba with King Solomon, Deborah the prophetess, and Rachel the mother.
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