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  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Look-In at the Metropolitan Opera," April 10, 1975]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye shows the audience how the promter works. (General). Danny Kaye and Beverly Sills sing a medley of duets - opera and popular songs. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight," October 1, 1979]

    videorecording | Sylvia Fine explains the history of the musical "Good News." She also plays and sings the opening number at the piano. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight III," November 22, 1985]

    videorecording | Sylvia Fine discusses how the operetta began in Europe and how it ties into the musical comedy. Perfnce: "Here's a Howdy from The Mikado Performers: Christine Andreas, Clive Revill, Peter Noone (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "On the Double," 1961]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye as Ernie Williams does his imitation of General McKenzie Smith, also played by Danny Kaye. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "On the Double," 1961]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye sings the Sylvia Fine song "Darlin' Meggie." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," 1971]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye as Seymour Sassafras introduces the story in the opening scene. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," 1971]

    videorecording | Seymour S. Sassafras and Antoine (both played by Danny Kaye) help Peter Cottontail (played byCasey Kasem) with their 'yester-morrow-bile.' (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight II," February 11, 1981]

    videorecording | Segment 1: Sylvia Fine explains the history behind the 1941 musical "Lady in the Dark" by Moss Hart, Ira Gershwin, and Kurt Weill. (General). Segment 2: Danny Kaye, Lynn Redgrave, and other cast members reenact the circus scene from the original production of "Lady in the Dark." (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video

    [ Excerpt from "Musical Comedy Tonight II," February 11, 1981]

    videorecording | Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine tell stories of the original 1941 production of "Lady in the Dark." (General). Danny Kaye sings "Tchaikovsky and other Russians" from "Lady in the Dark" accaompanied by Sylvia Fine at the piano. (General). 4:3 Videorecording (Form).

  • Film, Video
  • Film, Video

    The dying cowboy [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio Track from Library of Congress LP AFS L28 (General). Photos from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Bury me not on the lone prairie - as sung originally in "The End of the Trail" - words and music by William Jossey (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04655 ) -- "Phantom Ridge," Black Hills, Dak. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.02652 ) -- ...

    • Contributor: Matthews, Sloan - Lomax, John A. (john Avery)
  • Film, Video

    Sprinkle coal dust on my grave [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio Track taken from Library of Congress LP L60. (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Coal miner. Cherokee County, Kansas (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b27588) -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (vicinity). Montour no. 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8d09850) -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (vicinity). Montour no. 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company. Coal miner at ...

    • Contributor: Jenks, Orville J. - Korson, George Gershon
  • Film, Video

    The funeral of Ragheb Moftah at St. Mark's Cathedral, Cairo

    videorecording | 1 video recording : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | June 18, 2001 (Date). St. Mark's Cathedral, Cairo (Venue). In two parts with durations of 51:01 and 33:04. (General). Courtesy of MVF. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Mvf - Michael Video - Moftah, Ragheb - Girgis, Mikhail Abdallah
    • Date: 2001
  • Collection

    Selections from the Katherine Dunham Collection

    [Katherine Dunham, dancer, three-quarter length portrait] (top to bottom) Katherine Dunham as Woman with a Cigar from Tropics, by Alfredo Valenti; Katherine Dunham in the 1940 Broadway hit production of Cabin in the Sky; Katherine Dunham in Le Jazz Hot, originally presented in 1939; Katherine Dunham in a 1952 photograph of ...

    • Contributor: Dunham, Katherine
    • Date: 1925

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  • Collection

    Patriotic Melodies

    Patriotic Melodies tells the stories behind many of the songs that have now become part of the American national heritage. A combination of hymns, national songs, music of the theater, radio and television, military themes, and poetry, all of this music demonstrates that while over history many things have changed, this expression of pride and hope remain a constant part of the American experience. ...

    • Date: 1900

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  • Film, Video

    Laurence Moftah interviews Margit Toth and Martha Roy, March 13, 2002

    videorecording | 1 video disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | Duratation - 1:31:23 (General). Courtesy of Laurence Moftah and Philip Croom, Associate Dean of the Rare Books and Special Collections Library, American University in Cairo. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: American University in Cairo - Moftah, Laurence - Toth, Margit - Roy, Martha
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video

    Ragheb Moftah's 100th birthday party

    videorecording | 1 video disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. | December 21, 1998 (Date). Duration - 2:00:47 (General). Courtesy of Welcome Video Film, Cairo, Egypt. (Copyright Notice). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Welcome Video Film
    • Date: 1999
  • Film, Video

    Beautiful dreamer [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 5 min. | Audio track from Angel: CDC 7 54621 2 (General). Illustrations from LOC online collections (General). Illustrations: 1865 sheet music (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.ihas.200031128/default.html) -- Stephen Collins Foster (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04776) -- Oh, hush thee, little dear-my-soul, and close thine eyes in dreaming (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cai.2a15158) -- Elevated railroads in New York City: in the Bowery (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b04565) -- La figure, etudes lithographiées par ...

    • Contributor: Foster, Stephen Collins - Hampson, Thomas - Mason, Molly
  • Film, Video

    At the river [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Bridge BCD 9046, Track 2 (General). Photos taken from Library of Congress online collections (General). Photos used: Epiphany ceremony. Jordan River. Sanctifying the waters of the Jordan on Ephphany (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.07454 ) -- Down the Jordan Valley from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/matpc.15250 ) -- Baptismal scene in ...

    • Contributor: Bridge Records - Copland, Aaron - De Gaetani, Jan - Smit, Leo
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video

    The Teddy bears' picnic [illustrated]

    motion picture | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track taken from Victor 16001-A as found on the Library of Congress Jukebox. (General). Illustrations: Label of recording (http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/recordings/detail/id/1509) -- Decorations for T. Roosevelt at Brussels (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a27565) -- [Teddy bears, made in New York, on table, in factory(?)] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c08039) -- Stuffing a Teddy Bear (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.01533) -- Cutting out Teddy Bear skins (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.01534) -- Christmas ...

    • Contributor: Victor Records - Bratton, John W. (john Walter) - Pryor, Arthur
    • Date: 1908
  • Film, Video

    That baseball rag [illustrated]

    videorecording | 1 video ; 3 min. | Audio track from online Jukebox. 3332 (General). Photos used: [President Woodrow Wilson throwing out the first ball, opening day, 1916] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.18475 ) -- Baseball fans - at Polo Grounds, N.Y. April 12, 1911 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b06584 -- Bugs Raymond, New York Giants, baseball card portrait (http://www.loc.gov/item/2007685634/ ) -- Oscar Stanage/Edgar Summers, Detroit Tigers, baseball card portrait] (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/bbc.1981f ) ...

    • Contributor: Collins, Arthur - Wolff, Dave - Jones, Clarence