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The scarlet letter [videorecording]

Title
The scarlet letter [videorecording] / [presented by] the Martha Graham Dance Company ; choreography by Martha Graham.
Publication
1975.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (20 min.) : si., col.; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
Gerald Fitzgerald Collection.
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Motion pictures.
  • Video.
Note
  • Originally filmed on Super 8mm.
  • Date from original film box.
Credits (note)
  • Scenario after Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The scarlet letter ; scenery, Marisol ; costumes, Halston ; lighting, Ronald Bates.
Performer (note)
  • Rudolf Nureyev (Dimmesdale) ; Janet Eilber (Hester Prynne) ; Tim Wengerd (Chillingworth) ; Bonnie Oda Homsey (the child Pearl) ; others.
Event (note)
  • Filmed in performance at the Mark Hellinger Theater, New York, N.Y., in December 1975 ; camera, Gerald Fitzgerald.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5540
Title
The scarlet letter [videorecording] / [presented by] the Martha Graham Dance Company ; choreography by Martha Graham.
Imprint
1975.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Gerald Fitzgerald Collection.
Event
Filmed in performance at the Mark Hellinger Theater, New York, N.Y., in December 1975 ; camera, Gerald Fitzgerald.
Credits
Scenario after Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The scarlet letter ; scenery, Marisol ; costumes, Halston ; lighting, Ronald Bates.
Performer
Danced by the Martha Graham Dance Company.
Guest artist: Rudolf Nureyev.
Cast
Rudolf Nureyev (Dimmesdale) ; Janet Eilber (Hester Prynne) ; Tim Wengerd (Chillingworth) ; Bonnie Oda Homsey (the child Pearl) ; others.
Summary
Modern dance work set to the music of Hunter Johnson, and created by Martha Graham especially for Rudolf Nureyev. At the end of the performance, Graham appears for a bow.
Local Subject
Literature and dance.
Added Author
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993, dancer.
Eilber, Janet, dancer.
Wengerd, Tim, dancer.
Homsey, Bonnie Oda, dancer.
Graham, Martha, choreographer.
Marisol, 1930- Designer
Halston, 1932-1990. Costume designer
Bates, Ronald. Designer
Fitzgerald, Gerald.
Martha Graham Dance Company.
Graham, Martha. Appalachian spring
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5540
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