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Author: CBS Television Network.
Publisher: U.S. : CBS-TV, 1978-1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : English
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Compilation of excerpts from eleven telecasts of the Kennedy Center Honors, encompassing thirteen dance honorees. Each segment includes a video biography of the honoree(s), and most include pre-recorded footage of the current president's speech at the White House. Walter Cronkite hosts all segments from 1981 on.
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Genre/Form: Dance
Special event coverage and commentary
Video
Named Person: George Balanchine; Fred Astaire; Martha Graham; Agnes De Mille; Jerome Robbins; Gene Kelly; Katherine Dunham; Merce Cunningham; Alwin Nikolais; Alvin Ailey; Alexandra Danilova; Fayard Nicholas; Harold Nicholas; Edward Villella; Peggy Lyman; Tim Wengerd; Kitty Carlisle Hart; Mikhail Baryshnikov; Danilo Radojevic; Christopher D'Amboise; Yves Montand; Gregory Hines; Donald O'Connor; Cyd Charisse; Carmen De Lavallade; Geoffrey Holder; Arthur Mitchell; Joseph Papp; Jacques D'Amboise; Darci Kistler; Robert Lyon; Savion Glover; Louis Gossett; Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.; Leonard Bernstein; Beverly Sills; Walter Cronkite; Cicely Tyson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: CBS Television Network.
OCLC Number: 77623373
Event notes: Recorded at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D. C. Telecast by CBS-TV.
Description: 2 videocassettes (229 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences NTSC ; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Contents: Cassette 1: George Balanchine [1978] (ca. 16 min.). Host: Leonard Bernstein. Presenter: Edward Villella. Chaconne: duet, recorded by Dance in America, perf. by Suzanne Farrell and Peter Martins. Fred Astaire [1978] (ca. 11 min.). Presenter: Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. "One," perf. by the cast of A chorus line. Martha Graham [1979] (ca. 18 min.). Presenter: Gene Kelly. Frescoes: excerpt, perf. by Peggy Lyman and Tim Wengerd. Singer: Leontyne Price. Agnes de Mille [1980] (ca. 18 min.). Welcome: Beverly Sills. Presenter: Kitty Carlisle Hart. Texas fourth: excerpt, performers not identified. Jerome Robbins [1981] (ca. 22 min.). Presenter: Mikhail Baryshnikov. Fancy free: three variations, perf. by Danilo Radojevic, Baryshnikov, and Christopher d'Amboise. Gene Kelly [1982] (ca. 23 min.). Presenter: Yves Montand. "I got rhythm/Fascinatin' rhythm," perf. by Gregory Hines. "Singin' in the rain," perf. by Donald O'Connor, Cyd Charisse, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and ensemble. Cassette 2: Katherine Dunham [1983] (ca. 20 min.). Presenter: Agnes de Mille. Tributes by Geoffrey Holder, Carmen de Lavallade, and Arthur Mitchell. Breakdancing, perf. by the New York City Breakers. Merce Cunningham [1985] (ca. 18 min.). Presenter: Baryshnikov. Native green: excerpt, perf. by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Alwin Nikolais [1987] (ca. 20 min.). Presenter: Joseph Papp. Tribute by Jacques d'Amboise. Tensile involvement: excerpt, perf. by the Nikolais Dance Theatre. Alvin Ailey [1988] (ca. 20 min.). Presenter: Cicely Tyson. Tribute by Katherine Dunham. Revelations: excerpts, perf. by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Alexandra Danilova [1989] (ca. 23 min.). Presenter: Jerome Robbins. Tribute by Jacques d'Amboise. Swan lake: Act II pas de deux, perf. by Darci Kistler and Robert Lyon. The Nicholas Brothers [1991] (ca. 20 min.). Presenter: Gregory Hines. Tribute from Lou Gossett, Jr. Tap dancing by Ted and Van, the Steps Ahead Tap Trio, Savion Glover, and Hines.
Responsibility: CBS-TV.

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Compilation of excerpts from eleven telecasts of the Kennedy Center Honors, encompassing thirteen dance honorees. Each segment includes a video biography of the honoree(s), and most include pre-recorded footage of the current president's speech at the White House. Walter Cronkite hosts all segments from 1981 on.

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