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Trailblazers of modern dance

Author: Emile Ardolino; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: 2005.
Series: Dance in America.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Reviews the history of modern dance in America from its beginnings in the early 1900's to the appearance of Martha Graham in the early 1930's. Includes rare film footage of Doris Humphrey, Ruth St. Denis, Anna Pavlova, and what is believed to be Isadora Duncan, among others, along with reconstructed performances of Duncan's Scriabin etudes, St. Denis and Humphrey's Soaring, and Ted Shawn's Polonaise.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Doris Humphrey; Ruth St Denis; Anna Pavlova; Isadora Duncan; Isadora Duncan; Doris Humphrey; Anna Pavlova; Ruth St Denis
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Emile Ardolino; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
OCLC Number: 62724296
Notes: Originally produced in 1977 for the television series Great performances.
Copied with permission from a 3/4 in. U-matic videocassette to DVD-R.
Performer(s): Narrator, Michael Tolan.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w segments ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Series Title: Dance in America.
Other Titles: Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Responsibility: WNET presents ; produced by Merrill Brockway and Judy Kinberg ; directed by Emile Ardolino ; written by Elizabeth Kendall.

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Reviews the history of modern dance in America from its beginnings in the early 1900's to the appearance of Martha Graham in the early 1930's. Includes rare film footage of Doris Humphrey, Ruth St. Denis, Anna Pavlova, and what is believed to be Isadora Duncan, among others, along with reconstructed performances of Duncan's Scriabin etudes, St. Denis and Humphrey's Soaring, and Ted Shawn's Polonaise.

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