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Leon Collins, 1980 [and] Special interest clips [videorecording].

Title
Leon Collins, 1980 [and] Special interest clips [videorecording].
Publication
1978-1983.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-1992Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (56 min.) : sd. col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Leon Collins Archive.
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Compilation of motion picture and videotape footage from the collection of the Leon Collins Archive, Cambridge, Mass.
  • "Home movie" shot in Brighton, Mass., 1983.
  • Demonstration of tap dance is raw footage of an informal lecture-demonstration given by Collins in 1978 and used in the documentary Oh, how they danced! There are gaps of 15-20 seconds between the four sections.
Funding (note)
  • This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
Italy : demo tape (ca. 22 min.), 1980 / videographer, Martin Sawzin ; contains the dances Out of nowhere, danced by Collins; Trio, danced by Collins, Pamela Raff, and Clara "CB" Hetherington; Duo, danced by Collins and Raff; and Tapapella, danced by Collins, Raff, and Hetherington -- Special interest clips : Walkin' on a cloud (ca. 5 min.) -- Excerpt from a motion picture on teenage alcoholic abuse, 1978 / producers, Jaime Cabot and Joe Benson ; director, Greg Gold ; performed by Collins (as a blind tap dancer), Paul Caimi, Peter Kovner, and Jerry Gershman -- Subtle sounds with Leon Collins (ca. 10 min.) -- "Home movie" / videographer, Clara "CB" Hetherington ; musical numbers performed by Collins on the guitar and piano, including his songs Hoppity MoJo and Tap your blues away -- Demonstration of tap dance (ca. 20 min.) / producers, Dorothy Jungels, Brian Jones, John Belcher ; videographer, Robert Jungels.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1992
Title
Leon Collins, 1980 [and] Special interest clips [videorecording].
Imprint
1978-1983.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Funding
This videorecording was preserved with support provided in part by Save America's Treasures through a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
System Details
DVD.
Local Note
Former classmark: *MGZIA 4-656.
Local Subject
Tap dancing.
Added Author
Collins, Leon, dancer.
Raff, Pamela, dancer.
Hetherington, Clara, dancer.
Sawzin, Martin. Videographer
Cabot, Jaime. Producer
Benson, Joe. Producer
Gold, Greg. Director
Jungels, Dorothy. Producer
Jones, Brian. Producer
Belcher, John. Producer
Jungels, Robert. Videographer
Caimi, Paul. Actor
Kovner, Peter. Actor
Gershman, Jerry. Actor
Leon Collins Archive, inc.
Added Title
Gift of Leon Collins Archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-1992
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