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The spirit moves [Volume 1, part II]

Title
The spirit moves [Volume 1, part II] [videorecording] / producer, director and dance editor, Mura Dehn.
Publication
[ca. 1950]

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-743 cassette 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • James, Leon
  • Minns, Albert
  • Dehn, Mura, 1902-1987.
  • Matter, Herbert, 1907-1984.
  • Savoy Ballroom (New York, N.Y.)
  • DHCA.
Description
1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (33 1/2 min.) : sd., b&w; 3/4 in.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Subtitle: Savoy Ballroom of Harlem, 1950's.
Credits (note)
  • Camera, Herbert Matter ; film and sound editor, Warren Berry.
Performer (note)
  • Narrated by Mura Dehn.
Event (note)
  • Filmed at the Savoy Ballroom of Harlem in New York City.
Contents
Ladies' free night (general public): Mambo--Harlem style, Ladies' free lindy hop, Bebop lindy--postwar mood, Bebop Applejack -- Savoy champions: Line routine, led by Leon James. Charleston solo, performed by Al Minns. Lindy hop challenge. Ballroom to blues (general public), Contest of aerial lindy (rehearsal for Harvest Moon Ball championship)
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-743 cassette 2
OCLC
  • 33321858
  • NYPY857030820-F
Title
The spirit moves [Volume 1, part II] [videorecording] / producer, director and dance editor, Mura Dehn.
Imprint
[ca. 1950]
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Filmed at the Savoy Ballroom of Harlem in New York City.
Credits
Camera, Herbert Matter ; film and sound editor, Warren Berry.
Performer
Narrated by Mura Dehn.
Local Subject
Motion pictures. The spirit moves.
Local Subject
Social dancing -- 20th century.
Bebop dancing.
Added Author
James, Leon, dancer.
Minns, Albert, dancer.
Dehn, Mura, 1902-1987. Producer. Director. Narrator
Matter, Herbert, 1907-1984. Cinematographer
Savoy Ballroom (New York, N.Y.)
DHCA.
Other Form:
Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Mura Dehn Collection : The spirit moves [Volume 1, part II] 1 electronic resource (35 min., 20 sec.) sd., b&w (SPEC AMI ID)493353
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-743 cassette 2
*MGZHB 16-1768 reel 2 Additional copy ; 1 film reel (1194 ft.) 16mm. This print is stored for preservation and not available for viewing. Use *MGZIC 9-743 instead.
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