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Humphrey-Weidman Company (Motion picture)

Title
Humphrey-Weidman Company (Motion picture)
Publication
1938.

Details

Additional Authors
  • Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958
  • Weidman, Charles
  • Limón, José
  • Litz, Katherine, -1978
  • Manning, Katherine
  • Shearer, Sybil
  • Matons, William
  • Barzel, Ann.
  • Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958.
  • Humphrey-Weidman Company.
Description
1 reel. 6 1/2 min. 160 ft. : si. b&w.; 16 mm.
Donor/Sponsor
Ann Barzel Collection.
Uniform Title
  • To the dance (Choreographic work : Humphrey and Weidman)
  • Race of life (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
  • Traditions (Choreographic work : Weidman)
  • Passacaglia and fugue in C minor (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
  • Song of the West (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Note
  • Filmed by Ann Barzel during a performance in 1938 at the Auditorium Theater, Chicago.
  • Choreography: Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman.
  • Performed by the Humphrey-Weidman Company. Featured dancers: Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, José Limón, Bill Matons, Katherine Litz, Katherine Manning, and Sybil Shearer.
Contents
CONTENTS: Finale from To the dance (incorrectly noted on film frame as part of Race of life) Choreography by Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman. -- Race of life: excerpts. Danced by Charles Weidman (Boy), José Limón (Father), Doris Humphrey (Mother) -- New dance: excerpts from Variations and conclusion. Danced by Humphrey and group. -- Traditions: excerpt. Choreography by Charles Weidman. Danced by Charles Weidman, José Limón, and Bill Matons. -- Passacaglia and fugue: performance shots with Doris Humphrey and group. -- Charles Weidman and company in one his group works. -- Humphrey-Weidman Company in ending of Shakers. -- Song of the West: brief excerpt of Doris Humphrey in The green land, and group in Desert gods.
Call Number
*MGZHB 4-1667
OCLC
NYPY787015669-F
Title
Humphrey-Weidman Company (Motion picture)
Imprint
1938.
Summary
Very short excerpts from seven works. Choreography by Doris Humphrey, except as noted.
Local Subject
Motion pictures. Humphrey-Weidman Company.
Added Author
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958, choreographer.
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958, dancer.
Weidman, Charles, choreographer.
Weidman, Charles, dancer.
Limón, José, dancer.
Litz, Katherine, -1978, dancer.
Manning, Katherine, dancer.
Shearer, Sybil, dancer.
Matons, William, dancer.
Barzel, Ann.
Humphrey-Weidman Company.
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958. Shakers.
Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958. New dance.
Added Title
To the dance (Choreographic work : Humphrey and Weidman)
Race of life (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Traditions (Choreographic work : Weidman)
Passacaglia and fugue in C minor (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Song of the West (Choreographic work : Humphrey)
Ann Barzel Collection.
Research Call Number
*MGZHB 4-1667
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