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Carmen & Geoffrey
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directed by Nick Doob, 1948- and Linda Atkinson, fl. 1966; performed by Boscoe Holder, 1921-2007, Geoffrey Holder, 1930-, Carmen De Lavallade, 1931-, Leo Holder, Josephine Baker, 1906-1975, Eartha Kitt, 1927-2008, Janet Collins, 1917-2003, James Truitte, 1923-1995, Ulysses Dove, 1947-1996, Gregg Baker and Alvin Ailey, 1931-1989, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2006), 1 hour 19 mins
Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder, two living legends in the world of American dance, are the subjects of this intimate and revealing documentary. Carmen achieved notoriety in the early 1950s, as a lead dancer of incomparable beauty and grace with Alvin Ailey’s American Dance Theater. Geoffrey, large in li...
directed by Nick Doob, 1948- and Linda Atkinson, fl. 1966; performed by Boscoe Holder, 1921-2007, Geoffrey Holder, 1930-, Carmen De Lavallade, 1931-, Leo Holder, Josephine Baker, 1906-1975, Eartha Kitt, 1927-2008, Janet Collins, 1917-2003, James Truitte, 1923-1995, Ulysses Dove, 1947-1996, Gregg Baker and Alvin Ailey, 1931-1989, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2006), 1 hour 19 mins
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Portrait of Billie
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directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; choreographed by John Butler, 1918-1993; designed by Ronald Baldwin, fl. 1962, Dean Nelson, fl. 1951; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963; performed by Billie Holiday, 1915-1959, Carmen De Lavallade, 1931- and John Butler, 1918-1993; in Portrait of Billie (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 20 mins
Choreographer John Butler and Carmen de Lavallade interpret the life of blues singer Billie Holiday in a dance to recordings of Holiday singing. Includes narration and photographs of Holiday's career and quotes from her book, "Lady Sings the Blues."
directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; choreographed by John Butler, 1918-1993; designed by Ronald Baldwin, fl. 1962, Dean Nelson, fl. 1951; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963; performed by Billie Holiday, 1915-1959, Carmen De Lavallade, 1931- and John Butler, 1918-1993; in Portrait of Billie (Creative Arts Television, 2007), 20 mins
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They Called Her Moses
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directed by John J. Desmond, fl. 1960-1988; choreographed by Donald McKayle, 1930-; produced by John McGiffert, fl. 1960; performed by Miriam Burton, 1927-1991, Jacqueline Walcott, fl. 1950-1960, Robert Powell, 1941-1977, Sylvia Waters, 1940-, Arthur Mitchell, 1934-, Kathleen Stanford, 1921-2010, Donald McKayle, 1930- and Carmen De Lavallade, 1931-; in They Called Her Moses (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 25 mins
This performance, produced by Aviva Films, contains early dances by the eminent African-American choreographer Donald McKayle.
directed by John J. Desmond, fl. 1960-1988; choreographed by Donald McKayle, 1930-; produced by John McGiffert, fl. 1960; performed by Miriam Burton, 1927-1991, Jacqueline Walcott, fl. 1950-1960, Robert Powell, 1941-1977, Sylvia Waters, 1940-, Arthur Mitchell, 1934-, Kathleen Stanford, 1921-2010, Donald McKayle, 1930- and Carmen De Lavallade, 1931-; in They Called Her Moses (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 25 mins
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Tribute to Lester Horton
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directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; choreographed by Lester Horton, 1906-1953; designed by Don Eaton, Dean Nelson, fl. 1951; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963 (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 28 mins
A tribute to choreographer-dancer Lester Horton by Alvin Ailey, Carmen de Lavallade and James Truitte, all former members of his company. They perform works by Horton, including “Sarong Paramibo” (with Javanese and African dance movements), “Orozco” (a salute to the Mexican painter Jose Clemente Orozco), ..
directed by Nick Havinga, fl. 1964-1996; choreographed by Lester Horton, 1906-1953; designed by Don Eaton, Dean Nelson, fl. 1951; produced by Clair Roskam, fl. 1957-1963 (Aviva Films Ltd., 2007), 28 mins
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