Film, Video Barrelhouse
About this Item
- - Barrelhouse
- - Ballets
- - This clip was originally recorded on 16mm in 1941. The remaining sections of Dunham works on this film were captured between 1943 and 1944 and include Tropics (6 minutes), with Miss Dunham as the Woman with the Cigar; Son (2 minutes); Rara Tonga (4 minutes); Rhumba Jive (2 minutes), title also given as Rumba with a Little Jive Mixed In); Choros #1 (2 minutes); Batacuda (1 minute); Bolero (1 minute); L’Ag’Ya (10 minutes) Market Scene, Pas de Deux, Zombie Scene, Mazouk, Beguine, Charm Dance, and Ag’ya Fight); Barrelhouse (2 minutes), recorded in 1941; Flaming Youth (3 minutes); Cakewalk (2 minutes); and Havana 1910 (4 minutes), title also given as Promenade—Havana 1910. (Content)
- - Performed by the Katherine Dunham Company, cast led by Katherine Dunham. (performers)
- - VXD8788 (videorecording identifier)
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