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Dancing - A man's game (Motion picture)

Dancing - A man's game (Motion picture)

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1 reel. 55 min. 1979 ft. : sd. b&w.; 16 mm.
  • Kinescope. Produced by Robert Saudek Associates for the WNBC-TV Omnibus series telecast December 21, 1958.
  • Host: Alistair Cooke. Special host: Gene Kelly. Written by: Gene Kelly. Directed by: Gene Kelly and William A. Graham. Music arranged by: Hershey Kay. Conducted by: Milton Rosenstock. Dance assistants: Hugh Lambert and Jeanne Coyne.
  • Solo dancers: Patrick Adiarte, Edward Villella, and Lou Wills Jr.
  • Professional athletes: Richard Button (skating); Bob Cousy (basketball); Vic Ghezzi (golf); Mickey Mantle (baseball); Sugar Ray Robinson (boxing); Vic Seixus (tennis) and Johnny Unitas (football).
  • Amateur athletes: Dave Sime (track and field); Milan Trnka, Charles Keosseian, Bill Corbalis & Fred Orlovsky (gymnastics); Allan Kwartler, Richard Koch and Robert Melworn (fencing).
Summary: Gene Kelly discusses and compares athletes and dancers who demonstrate, in movement, relationships between sports and dance. The emphasis is on the male performer in ballet, gymnastics, figure skating, folk and national dancing, tap and musical comedy dancing.
Call Number
*MGZHB 20-1513
Dancing - A man's game (Motion picture)
Local Subject
Television. Omnibus.
Television. Dancing - a man's game.
Male dancing.
Added Author
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996. Director. Author
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996, host.
Adiarte, Patrick, dancer.
Wills, Lou, dancer.
Villella, Edward, 1936- dancer.
Robinson, Sugar Ray, 1920-1989.
Button, Dick, 1929-
Kay, Hershy. Composer
Saudek, Robert, 1911-1997, producer.
Research Call Number
*MGZHB 20-1513
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