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Kennedy Center Honors

Title
Kennedy Center Honors [videorecording] / Kennedy Center Television Productions, inc., Washington, D.C. ; produced by George Stevens, Jr. and Nick Vanoff ; directed by Don Mischer.
Publication
1980.

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Description
1 videocassette (110 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 3/4 in. (U-matic)
Donor/Sponsor
Agnes de Mille Collection.
Uniform Title
  • Manon (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
  • Texas fourth (Choreographic work : De Mille)
Genre/Form
  • Special event coverage and commentary.
  • Music.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Performer (note)
  • Host: Beverly Sills.
Event (note)
  • Telecast in fall 1980.
Contents
Tribute to Leonard Bernstein by Lauren Bacall ; performances of an excerpt from The mass, the overture from Candide, a song by Jamie Bernstein, and the song New York, New York -- Tribute to Agnes De Mille by Kitty Carlisle Hart, highlighting her contribution to Broadway and concert stage dance. An excerpt from Rodeo and the movie version of Oklahoma! is shown. De Mille's ballet Texas fourth is performed onstage by the Agnes De Mille Heritage Dance Theater, featuring Susi McCarter, Eric Nesbett, and Mel Tomlinson -- Tribute to Leontyne Price by Zubin Mehta ; aria from The marriage of Figaro, sung by Donald Gramm -- Pas de deux from Manon (choreography, Kenneth MacMillan) danced by Natalia Makarova and Anthony Dowell -- Tribute to Lynn Fontanne -- Tribute to James Cagney by Pat O'Brien, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and John Travolta. Cagney is seen dancing in an excerpt from the film Yankee doodle dandy, and an excerpt from the musical Tintypes, featuring Jerry Zaks, is performed.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-102
Title
Kennedy Center Honors [videorecording] / Kennedy Center Television Productions, inc., Washington, D.C. ; produced by George Stevens, Jr. and Nick Vanoff ; directed by Don Mischer.
Imprint
1980.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Telecast in fall 1980.
Performer
Host: Beverly Sills.
Summary
Telecast of the 3rd annual Kennedy Center Honors honoring Agnes De Mille, Leonard Bernstein, Leontyne Price, Lynn Fontanne, and James Cagney.
Local Subject
Television. Kennedy Center Honors.
Kennedy Center honors.
Awards and honors.
Added Author
Sills, Beverly. Host
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Composer
Bacall, Lauren, 1924-2014, speaker.
De Mille, Agnes, choreographer.
Carlisle, Kitty, 1910-2007, speaker.
Price, Leontyne. Singer
Mehta, Zubin. Speaker
Gramm, Donald. Singer
Fontanne, Lynn.
Cagney, James, 1899-1986, dancer.
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- speaker.
Travolta, John, 1954- speaker.
Zaks, Jerry, 1946- performer.
Makarova, Natalia, 1940- dancer.
Dowell, Anthony, dancer.
Nesbitt, Eric, dancer.
McCarter, Susi, dancer.
Tomlinson, Mel, dancer.
Mischer, Don. Director
Vanoff, Nick. Producer
Agnes de Mille's Heritage Dance Theatre (Company)
DHCA.
Added Title
Manon (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Texas fourth (Choreographic work : De Mille)
Agnes de Mille Collection.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-102
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