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Interview with Larry Long [videorecording]

Title
Interview with Larry Long [videorecording]
Publication
1985.

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cassette 69Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1249 cassette 69Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
cassette 70Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1249 cassette 70Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
cassette 71Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1249 cassette 71Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
cassette 72Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1249 cassette 72Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
cassette 73Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1249 cassette 73Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
cassette 74Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1249 cassette 74Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
6 cassettes. 107 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Ruth Page Foundation.
Series Statement
Ruth Page Video Archives ; 69-74
Subjects
Note
  • Videotaped in Chicago, Illinois, on October 24, 1985, by Thea Flaum Productions. Interviewer: Thea Flaum. For a transcript of this interview, see *MGYB (Page) 90-9600 Ruth Page Video Archives, 1990, p. 368-391.
Contents
CONTENTS: Cassette 69 (approx. 18 min.): Long reminisces about auditioning for Page, and about life as a dancer in her company. -- Cassette 70 (approx. 17 min.): He recalls the company's tours, the process of mounting new productions such as Camille, and Page's relationship with her company members. -- Cassette 71 (approx. 17 min.): He comments upon the special qualities of Page's choreography, and the lack of appreciation it has suffered in the past. He recalls the disbanding of Page's company and the establishment of the Ruth Page Foundation School of Dance. -- Cassette 72 (approx. 19 min.): He discusses the growth, development, and current activities of the school. -- Cassette 73 (approx. 18 min.): Continuing his discussion of the school, he talks about his second career as a teacher. He describes the ballet Susanna and the barber, and Page's performance in it prior to her retirement. -- Cassette 74 (approx. 18 min.): He discusses Page's personal qualities and pays tribute to the resilient spirit that has supported her through two muggings and hip surgery. He speaks of his sense of kinship for and gratitude to her.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1249 cassettes 69-74
OCLC
NYPY926010098-F
Title
Interview with Larry Long [videorecording]
Imprint
1985.
Series
Ruth Page Video Archives ; 69-74
Summary
Unedited footage, recorded for the documentary Ruth Page: Once upon a dancer (1988). For the completed documentary, see: *MGZIA 4-1249 cassette 129. Larry Long looks back over his career as a dancer in Ruth Page's companies, describing his interactions with her as choreographer and director. He also discusses his present activities as director of the Ruth Page Foundation School of Dance.
Local Subject
Dance company tours.
Television. Interview with Larry Long.
Career changes.
Dance teachers.
Added Author
Long, Larry, 1936-2009. Interviewee
Flaum, Thea. Producer. Interviewer
Added Title
Gift of Ruth Page Foundation.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1249 cassettes 69-74
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