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Michio Ito : pioneering dance-choreographer

Author: 伊藤道郎, ; ; Michio Itō; Bonnie Oda Homsey; Los Angeles Dance Foundation
Publisher: Los Angeles : Los Angeles Dance Foundation, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The story is not so unusual : teenager leaves home to realize his dreams. But the year is 1912 when Michio Ito leaves Japan for Europe without knowing Western languages or culture. He produces 120 dances and 23 productions in London, New York and Los Angeles. Then, at the peak of his career, Ito is imprisoned and exiled as an 'enemy alien' during WWII."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Short films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Biographical films
Biography
Interviews
Named Person: Michio Itō; Michio Itō
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: 伊藤道郎, ; ; Michio Itō; Bonnie Oda Homsey; Los Angeles Dance Foundation
OCLC Number: 889405001
Language Note: In English.
Notes: "Trailblazers exhibit series"--Disc.
"Dance on camera film festival 2013 : official selection"--Cover.
Biography of Michio Ito ; includes interviews with family members and contemporaries and dance critics and excerpts of some of his works.
Credits: Narrated by Greg Hiroshi Watanabe ; director of photography, John C. Luker II.
Description: 1 videodisc (22 min.) : DVD video, sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Region 1.
Responsibility: Los Angeles Dance Foundation ; executive producer, Bonnie Oda Homsey, Los Angeles Dance Foundation ; directed by Bonnie Oda Homsey ; produced and edited by John J. Flynn.

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"The story is not so unusual : teenager leaves home to realize his dreams. But the year is 1912 when Michio Ito leaves Japan for Europe without knowing Western languages or culture. He produces 120 dances and 23 productions in London, New York and Los Angeles. Then, at the peak of his career, Ito is imprisoned and exiled as an 'enemy alien' during WWII."--Back cover.

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