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Dances from Carousel [videorecording]

Title
Dances from Carousel [videorecording] / presented by the Theatre Guild ; choreography by Agnes de Mille ; music by Richard Rodgers.
Publication
[1945?]

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Description
1 videocassette (19 min.) : sd., b&w NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Musicals.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Book and lyrics, Oscar Hammerstein II ; scenery, Jo Mielziner ; costumes, Miles White.
Event (note)
  • Filmed onstage with sets and costumes, with piano accompaniment, probably in New York City, ca. 1945 ; photography, West Coast Sound Studios, New York.
Contents
  • Hornpipe, Act I, Scene 2 (ca. 7 min.) / led by Annabelle Lyon (Hannah) and Peter Birch (boatswain).
  • Ballet, Act II, Scene 4 (ca. 12 min.) / led by Bambi Linn (Louise), Annabelle Lyon (a younger Miss Snow), and Robert Pagent (a young man like Billy). The cast may also include Ralph Linn and Robert Tucker (badly brought up boys) and Pearl Lang (a carnival woman).
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5870
Title
Dances from Carousel [videorecording] / presented by the Theatre Guild ; choreography by Agnes de Mille ; music by Richard Rodgers.
Imprint
[1945?]
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Filmed onstage with sets and costumes, with piano accompaniment, probably in New York City, ca. 1945 ; photography, West Coast Sound Studios, New York.
Credits
Book and lyrics, Oscar Hammerstein II ; scenery, Jo Mielziner ; costumes, Miles White.
Summary
Dance excerpts from the Broadway production, first presented in 1945. The sequences include some dialogue.
Local Subject
Musical comedies. Carousel.
Added Author
Lyon, Annabelle, 1916-2011, dancer.
Birch, Peter, dancer.
Lynn, Bambi, dancer.
Pagent, Robert, dancer.
De Mille, Agnes, choreographer.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Composer
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960. Lyricist
Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976. Set designer
White, Miles, 1914-2000. Costume designer
Theatre Guild.
West Coast Sound Studios, inc.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-5870
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