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Five by Smuin

Title
Five by Smuin [videorecording].
Publication
[196?-198?]

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Additional Authors
  • Smuin, Michael
  • Ronstadt, Linda.
  • Valdez, Daniel, 1949-
  • Valdez, Luis.
  • Cisneros, Evelyn, 1958-
  • Martinez, Alma.
  • Lopez, Sal, 1954-
  • Galvan, George.
  • Grenados, Carmen
  • Tracy, Paula
  • Vallée, Rudy, 1901-1986
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (55 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
This disc contains five separate segments. The first is a dance drama from the television special Corridos, with vocals by Linda Ronstadt and narration by Luis Valdez. The second is a flamenco solo, excerpted from an unknown television program. The last three segments all record Michael Smuin and Paula Tracy's nightclub act; the first was transferred from a silent film and contains a series of excerpts from a tour with Xavier Cugat's orchestra. The last two segments are from the CBS television program On Broadway tonight, and the second includes a brief interview with Smuin and Tracy before their dance performance.
Series Statement
Michael Smuin Collection
Alternative Title
  • Corridos.
  • La elegancia.
  • On Broadway tonight.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Video.
  • Dance.
  • Music.
Credits (note)
  • All choreography by Michael Smuin.
Event (note)
  • Corridos was broadcast on PBS in 1987; La elegancia was broadcast Aug. 20, 1988; the three segments of Michael and Paula's nightclub act were recorded in the 1960s; 007 was broadcast on Broadway tonight in 1965, dates of the other two segments are unknown.
Contents
Corridos [excerpt] / directed by Luis Valdez; performed by Evelyn Cisneros, Luis Valdez, Linda Ronstadt, George Galvan, Sal Lopez, Alma Martinez, Daniel Valdez (22 min.) -- La elegancia (flamenco solo) / performed by Carmen Grenados (9 min.) -- Michael and Paula's nightclub act [excerpts, no audio] / performed by Michael Smuin and Paula Tracy (13 min.) -- 007 (On Broadway tonight) / hosted by Rudy Vallee; performed by Michael Smuin and Paula Tracy (5 min.) -- More (On Broadway tonight) / hosted by Rudy Vallee; performed by Michael Smuin and Paula Tracy (6 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4384
OCLC
276307160
Title
Five by Smuin [videorecording].
Imprint
[196?-198?]
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Michael Smuin Collection
Credits
All choreography by Michael Smuin.
Event
Corridos was broadcast on PBS in 1987; La elegancia was broadcast Aug. 20, 1988; the three segments of Michael and Paula's nightclub act were recorded in the 1960s; 007 was broadcast on Broadway tonight in 1965, dates of the other two segments are unknown.
Local Subject
Exhibition ballroom dancing -- 1950-
Added Author
Smuin, Michael, choreographer.
Smuin, Michael, dancer.
Ronstadt, Linda. Singer
Valdez, Daniel, 1949- Singer
Valdez, Luis. Director
Cisneros, Evelyn, 1958- Performer
Martinez, Alma. Performer
Lopez, Sal, 1954- Performer
Galvan, George. Performer
Grenados, Carmen, dancer.
Tracy, Paula, dancer.
Vallée, Rudy, 1901-1986, host.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Added Title
Corridos.
La elegancia.
On Broadway tonight.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-4384
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