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The First Picture Show : a silent movie-dance-comedy-drama-musical-history (work-in-progress)

Title
The First Picture Show : a silent movie-dance-comedy-drama-musical-history (work-in-progress), 1997 October 5 / written by Ain Gordon and David Gordon ; directed and choreographed by David Gordon ; performed by Pick Up Performance Company.
Publication
1997.

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Additional Authors
Found In
David Gordon archive.
Description
1 streaming video file (124 min.) : sound, color.
Uniform Title
First picture show (Choreographic work : Gordon)
Alternative Title
David Gordon archive. Moving image.
Genre/Form
  • Filmed dance.
  • Filmed plays.
  • Filmed performances.
  • Video.
  • Dance.
Note
  • Credits transcribed from program.
  • Title on original: Pick Up Performance Company presents The First Picture Show 10/5/97.
  • "Pick Up Performance Company presents The Second Workshop of the Third Draft of The First Picture Show." -- opening credits.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Lighting Designer, Jennifer Tipton ; Production Stage Manager, Ed Fitzgerald ; Ornamental Music Devised & Coordinated by Ken Marks ; Assistant to the Director, Peggy Gould ; video documentation by Peter Richards.
Performer (note)
  • Tine Byrsted (Mover, Extra, Nell Shipman), Randy Danson (Anne First, ages 15-45), Norma Fire (May Furstman, Connie Gardner, Steven Bush, Gene Gauntier), Peggy Gould (Mover, Extra), David Greenspan (Carl Laemmle, Frederick Howe, Henry Hooks, MacFarland, Cleo Madison), Bill Kux (Louis Furstmann, Mr. La Tour, Mr. Slicklen, Margery Wilson, Exhibitor), Ken Marks (Pianist, Billy Friend, Dudley Hughes, Judge, Dorothy Davenport), Eli McAfee (Mover, Extra), Estelle Parsons (Anne First, age 99), Jule J. Ramirez, Jeanne Sakata (Nurse Sato, Cindy, Marion E. Wong), Valda Setterfield (Mrs. Klinkman, Reverend Wilbur Crafts, Alice Guy Blache), Diane Shalet (Thelma March, Naomi), Tracy Thorne (Jane Furstman, Louis Weber) and Gregory Wallace (Doctor, Ben, Percy Waters).
Source (note)
  • Pick Up Performance Co(s), David Gordon.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 3894
OCLC
898128129
Title
The First Picture Show : a silent movie-dance-comedy-drama-musical-history (work-in-progress), 1997 October 5 / written by Ain Gordon and David Gordon ; directed and choreographed by David Gordon ; performed by Pick Up Performance Company.
Production
1997.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Access
Patrons can access streaming video online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits
Lighting Designer, Jennifer Tipton ; Production Stage Manager, Ed Fitzgerald ; Ornamental Music Devised & Coordinated by Ken Marks ; Assistant to the Director, Peggy Gould ; video documentation by Peter Richards.
Cast
Tine Byrsted (Mover, Extra, Nell Shipman), Randy Danson (Anne First, ages 15-45), Norma Fire (May Furstman, Connie Gardner, Steven Bush, Gene Gauntier), Peggy Gould (Mover, Extra), David Greenspan (Carl Laemmle, Frederick Howe, Henry Hooks, MacFarland, Cleo Madison), Bill Kux (Louis Furstmann, Mr. La Tour, Mr. Slicklen, Margery Wilson, Exhibitor), Ken Marks (Pianist, Billy Friend, Dudley Hughes, Judge, Dorothy Davenport), Eli McAfee (Mover, Extra), Estelle Parsons (Anne First, age 99), Jule J. Ramirez, Jeanne Sakata (Nurse Sato, Cindy, Marion E. Wong), Valda Setterfield (Mrs. Klinkman, Reverend Wilbur Crafts, Alice Guy Blache), Diane Shalet (Thelma March, Naomi), Tracy Thorne (Jane Furstman, Louis Weber) and Gregory Wallace (Doctor, Ben, Percy Waters).
Event
Videotaped during performance at St. Clement's Church, New York, N.Y., 1997 October 5.
Original Version
Original format: 1 videocassette (VHS).
Source
Gift; Pick Up Performance Co(s), David Gordon. 2014.
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Added Author
Gordon, David, 1936- author.
Gordon, David, 1936- stage director.
Gordon, David, 1936- choreographer.
Gordon, Ain, author.
Tipton, Jennifer, lighting designer.
Fitzgerald, Ed, stage manager.
Marks, Ken, composer.
Gould, Peggy, production personnel.
Byrsted, Tine, performer.
Danson, Randy, 1950- performer.
Fire, Norma, performer.
Gould, Peggy, performer.
Greenspan, David, 1956- performer.
Kux, Bill, performer.
Marks, Ken, performer.
McAfee, Eli, performer.
Parsons, Estelle, performer.
Ramirez, Jule J., performer.
Sakata, Jeanne, performer.
Setterfield, Valda, performer.
Shalet, Diane, performer.
Thorne, Tracy, performer.
Wallace, Gregory, performer.
David Gordon/Pickup Company, performer.
Gordon, David, 1936- donor.
David Gordon/Pickup Company, donor.
Added Title
Container of (work) First picture show (Choreographic work : Gordon)
David Gordon archive. Moving image.
Found In:
David Gordon archive.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 3894
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