Format Film, Video
Subjects Ballets
Washerwoman
Title
Washerwoman
Subject Headings
-  Washerwoman
-  Ballets
Notes
-  Originally filmed in 1956 on 8mm, the film is a compilation of performance excerpts. The first set of works was filmed in close shots from a low angle at stage left; the second set is of wide shots filmed from the center of the auditorium. Close shots include sections of Tropics, Son, Rhumba Cerrada, Bel Congo, Choros #1, Island in the Sun, Washerwomen, Sube Espuma, Veracruzana, Floyd’s Guitar Blues, Flaming Youth, and Finale from Mambo. Wide shots include sections of Tropics, Son, Rhumba Cerrada, Choros #1, Island in the Sun, Washerwomen, Sube Espuma, Shango, Los Indios, Veracruzana, Bolero, Floyd’s Guitar Blues, Flaming Youth, and Finale from Mambo. (Content)
-  Performed by the Katherine Dunham Company; performers include Katherine Dunham, Vanoye Aikens, Albert Laguerre, Lucille Ellis, Lenwood Morris, Jacqueline Walcott. (performers)
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