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The serpent : a ceremony.

Author: Jean Claude Van Itallie; Joseph Chaikin; Roberta Sklar; Open Theater.
Publisher: New York : Arthur Cantor, [198-], 1972.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Open Theater, which was originated by the director / actor Joseph Chaikin performs this distinctive production of the creation and fall of man in six episodes by Jean-Claude Van Itallie. "The Serpent" is the only cinematic record available of the work of the now-disbanded Open Theatre and its director. The film concludes with scenes from rehearsals and the production of the Open Theatre's production of  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Claude Van Itallie; Joseph Chaikin; Roberta Sklar; Open Theater.
OCLC Number: 20740186
Credits: Written by Jean Claude van Itallie ; performed by the Open Theatre Ensemble under the direction of Joseph Chaikin and Roberta Sklar ; produced and directed by Jac Vanza ; directed for television by Sam Silbeman.
Cast: Open Theater.
Description: 1 videocassette (80 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Terminal

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The Open Theater, which was originated by the director / actor Joseph Chaikin performs this distinctive production of the creation and fall of man in six episodes by Jean-Claude Van Itallie. "The Serpent" is the only cinematic record available of the work of the now-disbanded Open Theatre and its director. The film concludes with scenes from rehearsals and the production of the Open Theatre's production of "Terminal" (1970). Introduced by discussion of the goals of the Open Theater, led by Chaikin and Sklar.

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