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Title Jerome Robbins [videorecording] : something to dance about / written by Amanda Vaill ; produced & directed by Judy Kinberg ; produced by Thirteen/WNET.
Published West Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, [2009]
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 Music & Media - Instructional Videos  14256    IN LIBRARY
Description 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Special feature: Bonus interviews.
Duration stated on container: 130 min.
Credits Director of photography Tom Hurwitz ; editors, Molly Bernstein, Girish Bhargava.
Contents Jerome Rabinowitz -- Life-changing revelations -- Camp Tamiment -- Ballet Theatre -- Fancy free -- On the town -- The playful side and the darker side -- Love and loss -- Autobiographical material -- Broadway's rising star -- Balanchine and the New York City Ballet -- The king and I -- The House Un-American Activities Committee -- Robbins' muse, Tanaquil Le Clercq -- Pete Pan -- West Side story -- Ballets U.S.A. -- Gypsy -- Challenges and fixes -- Fiddler on the roof -- Les noces -- Dances at a gathering -- The Goldberg variations -- Watermill -- Robbins and Balanchine -- Dybbuk -- Other dances -- Glass pieces and Antique epigraphs -- In memory of -- Jerome Robbins' Broadway -- Dancing until the end.
Performer Narrator, Ron Rifkin.
Note Originally broadcast on PBS on Feb. 18, 2009 as an episode of the television program American masters.
Summary Examines the life of the controversial master of the Broadway musical and ballet choreographer Jerome Robbins. Features excerpts from Robbins' work, including never-before-seen rehearsal footage, and interviews with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jacques d'Amboise, Suzanne Farrell, Arthur Laurents, Peter Martins, Frank Rich, Chita Rivera, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harrick, Joseph Stein, and others.
System Reqs DVD; NTSC; all regions; 16:9 anamorphic widescreen; Dolby digital 2.0.
Subject Robbins, Jerome.
Choreographers -- United States -- Biography.
Musical theater producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.
Ballet -- Production and direction -- United States.
Dance -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Related Names Vaill, Amanda. Screenwriter.
Kinberg, Judy. Director. Producer.
Rifkin, Ron. Narrator.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Kultur International Films.
Alternate Title Something to dance about
Related Titles American masters (Television program)
ISBN 9780769788265
Standard # 032031445499
Publisher # D4454 Kultur
OCLC number 743425061