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Points in space [videorecording]

Title
Points in space [videorecording] / a BBC television production in association with the Cunningham Dance Foundation, Inc. ; directed by Elliot Caplan and Merce Cunningham ; produced by Bob Lockyer ; choreography by Merce Cunningham ; music by John Cage.
Publication
U.K. : British Broadcasting Corporation, 1986.

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Additional Authors
Found In
Merce Cunningham archive.
Description
1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (55 min.) : sd., col.; 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Marilyn Dean Schwalm.
Series Statement
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Uniform Title
Points in space (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Documentaries and factual films and programs.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Set, Bill Anastasi ; costumes, Dove Bradshaw.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in London in May 1986.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-908
Title
Points in space [videorecording] / a BBC television production in association with the Cunningham Dance Foundation, Inc. ; directed by Elliot Caplan and Merce Cunningham ; produced by Bob Lockyer ; choreography by Merce Cunningham ; music by John Cage.
Imprint
U.K. : British Broadcasting Corporation, 1986.
Country of Producing Entity
U.K.
Series
Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection
Performer
Performed by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Helen Barrow, Merce Cunningham, Victoria Finlayson, Alan Good, Catherine Kerr, Chris Komar, David Kulick, Patricia Lent, Karen Radford, Rob Remley, Kristy Santimyer, Kevin Schroder, Robert Swinston, Megan Walker, and Susan Quinn Young.
Credits
Set, Bill Anastasi ; costumes, Dove Bradshaw.
Event
Videotaped in London in May 1986.
Summary
Documentary on the production of a filmed version of Merce Cunningham's dance, Points in space, for broadcast on British and American television. Merce Cunningham and John Cage discuss Points in space and their views on music and dance. Interspersed are scenes of the company rehearsing for the filming of the dance in London. The actual filmed work appears 27 min. into the documentary and lasts 28 min.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Merce Cunningham archive.
Local Subject
Television. Points in space.
Videodance.
Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Cunningham, Merce, commentator.
Cunningham, Merce, director.
Cunningham, Merce, dancer.
Cage, John, composer.
Cage, John, commentator.
Caplan, Elliot. Director
Finlayson, Victoria, dancer.
Good, Alan, dancer.
Kerr, Catherine, dancer.
Komar, Chris, dancer.
Kulick, David, dancer.
Lent, Patricia, dancer.
Radford, Karen, 1957- dancer.
Remley, Rob, dancer.
Schroder, Kevin, dancer.
Swinston, Robert, dancer.
Walker, Megan, dancer.
Quinn, Susan, dancer.
Anastasi, William. Designer
Bradshaw, Dove. Costume designer
Lockyer, Bob. Producer
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Cunningham Dance Foundation.
DHCA.
Added Title
Points in space (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Gift of Marilyn Dean Schwalm.
Found In:
Merce Cunningham archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-908
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