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Adolfo und Maria

Adolfo und Maria [videorecording]
April 25, 1986.

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Additional Authors
  • Houston-Jones, Ishmael
  • Henderson, Doug.
  • Yarden, Guy.
  • Kelly, John, 1954-
  • Snyder, Huck.
  • Robison, Mark (Cameraman)
  • 2 streaming video files (75 min. total) : sd., col.; 3/4 in.
  • 2 videocassettes (U-matic, NTSC) (71 min.) : sd., col. ;
Uniform Title
Adolfo und Maria (Choreographic work : Houston-Jones)
  • Subtitle: "Duh Guvnuh's Dancin' Gal". Videotaped at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, New York, Apr. 25, 1986, as part of the Danspace Video Archival Project. Cameraperson: Mark Robison. Presented by the Danspace Project.
  • Conceived and directed by: Ishmael Houston-Jones. Composer/performers: Doug Henderson and Guy Yarden. Set: Huck Snyder.
  • Performers: John Kelly (as Maria, also known as Mary Wigman), Ishmael Houston-Jones (as Adolfo), and others. Summary: Melding of popular theater forms of minstrelsy, cabaret and the theatrical displays that accompany Olympic athletic contests. Reel 1: 28 min., Reel 2: 43 min.
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Call Number
*MGZIDF 8043
Adolfo und Maria [videorecording]
April 25, 1986.
Playing Time
002958 004549
Permission required.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-2379.
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Local Subject
Television. Adolfo und Maria.
Television. Danspace Project.
Performance art.
Minstrel shows.
Added Author
Houston-Jones, Ishmael, choreographer. Director. Performer
Henderson, Doug. Composer. Performer
Yarden, Guy. Composer. Performer
Kelly, John, 1954- Performer
Snyder, Huck. Designer
Robison, Mark (Cameraman), videographer.
Added Title
Adolfo und Maria (Choreographic work : Houston-Jones)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 8043
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