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Creative Arts Television Archive Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 28 works in 250 publications in 1 language and 1,054 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Short films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Cultural television programs  Documentary films  Filmed dance  Dance films 
Classifications: AE5,
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Most widely held works by Creative Arts Television Archive Collection (Library of Congress)
Camera three( Visual )

198 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gisela May, star of Bertolt Brecht's East German theater, reminisces about the important German playwright and performs short pieces to illustrate his techniques and ideas. Most of this material is in German with English translations or explanations
Bertolt Brecht practice pieces by Bertolt Brecht( Visual )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recording of a performance, in English translation, of two of Bertolt Brecht's largely unknown and seldom performed "Ubungstucke fur Schauspieler" -- Practice pieces for actors". Also contains the scenes for "Romeo and Juliet" and "Hamlet." Lotte Lenya and translator Michael Lebeck briefly discuss the theater of Brecht
Advice to actors( Visual )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1997 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four actors give opinions on the lack of good roles, the incursions of television, Hollywood vs. Broadway and a variety of other topics
Camera three( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First of a two-part series examining the life, work and influence of Marc Blitzstein. This series brings together comrades and admirers from the world of theater, and performance excerpts. The first program concentrates on reminiscences of the man and his work
Camera three( Visual )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First of a two-part series examining the life, work and influence of Marc Blitzstein. This series brings together comrades and admirers from the world of theater, and performance excerpts. The first program concentrates on reminiscences of the man and his work
Jerzy Grotowski by Merril Brockway( Visual )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grotowski talks with Margaret Croyden while Chwat translates from the French. Grotowski discusses his theater, the relationship between director and actor, a playwright's function, and his ideas about the theater in general. This is Part 1 of a two-part series
Norman McLaren--Film artist( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McLaren is interviewed by Sloan; excerpts from his work illustrate his ideas and techniques. McLaren is a pioneer in short films using various film tricks, animation, painting on film and handmade sound tracks
Camera three( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profile of theater director Andrei Serban, including conversation with Croyden and reflections on Serban by Joseph Papp and Ellen Stewart. Filmed excerpts of Serban's productions are included
To be young, gifted and black( Visual )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses excerpts from the letters, diaries, and plays of the late writer Lorraine Hansberry to show her struggle for recognition as a black writer and artist
Matteo and the Indo-American Dance Company( Visual )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matteo, a dancer-choreographer with wide interests in world dance and an expert in Indian dance, gives a lecture-demonstration of Indian dance, dances several pieces, and has his troupe of young Americans perform pieces both to Indian and Western music
Ram Thai dance art of Thailand( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploration of the various types of dance in Thailand, conducted by musicologist Faubion Bowers, and illustrated with performances by dancers from the royal dance school. His Highness Crown Prince Bhanupan Yugala, patron of the dance arts, provides commentary on Thai dance
Mississippi River raft revue-( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The experimental theater group Otrabanda cruises down the Mississippi River setting up in various towns and performing its own blend of theater, vaudeville and improvisation to people who live along the shore
The Norman Walker Dance Company a work in continuing progress( Visual )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance by members of the Norman Walker Dance Company, a leading proponent of the "modern dance" movement
Acrobatics of dance the Sierra Leone National Dance Company, 1972( Visual )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary on the astoundingly energetic national dance company of Sierra Leone, on Africa's west coast. In 1964 they won the international dance competition at the New York Worlds Fair with their display of folkloric dances. Several years later they came back on tour and taped this sampling of their repertory, which reflects the cultural diversity and tribal traditions of the country. Commentary by dance authority Faubion Bowers takes the viewer through a variety of dances, and an interview with the company's director, who explains that thirteen different tribal and language groups are represented in this group. Dances shown here -- from several different tribal traditions --include celebrating the harvest, welcoming a visitor, acknowledging a benevolent demon, announcing happiness, and marking an important occasion. The performances feature traditional folkloric instruments and costumes. 1972
Gisela May, reflections on the theater of Brecht( Visual )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gisela May, star of Bertolt Brecht's East German theater, reminisces about the important German playwright and performs short pieces to illustrate his techniques and ideas. Most of this material is in German with English translations or explanations
Bertolt Brecht practice pieces, 1964( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dances of youth and maturity( Visual )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Performance of two contemporary ballets. Both ballets express the yearnings of youth, the translation of innocence into experience and thus into greater understanding. Mr. Rhodes was formerly director of the Harkness Ballet. He and Ms. Isaksen were at the time of this production, guest artists with the National Ballet of the Netherlands
Search for ecstasy National Dance Company of Morocco( Visual )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Several traditional Moroccan dances are performed by The National Dance Company of Morocco as part of their American tour. Dance critic, Faubion Bowers offers commentary. Includes a look at Moroccan culture
Remembering Jean Gabin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jean Gabin, the great French actor of 100 films, died in 1976 at the age of 73. Here his career is traced and he is remembered by some of the many producers, directors, writers and actors with whom he worked. Illustrated with many photographs and film clips. Narrated by Nadia Gray who played opposite Gabin in the early 50's
Béjart/prospectives( Visual )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two-part series that present Maurice Béjart, the Belgian (born French) choreographer as personality, teacher, philosopher, and dance originator. The series also includes examples of his works performed by stars of his Brussels-based troupe. Béjart talks with Faubion Bowers
 
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Alternative Names
Library of Congress. Creative Arts Television Archive Collection

Languages
English (241)