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Author Dickinson, John, 1946-

Title The Cumana devil (el diablo de Cumaná) / by John Dickinson
Published Watertown (Mass.) : Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1984
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (26 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary Luis del Valle Hurtado regularly transforms himself into a drumming, dancing black satan in a festival fusion of Indian, Spanish, and African symbols in his hometown of Cumana, Venezuela. Donning the dark garb of the devil, his particular satan is based on the popular image of St. Michael killing Lucifer
Notes Previously released on DVD
Title from resource description page (viewed Nov. 3, 2011)
Event Filmed in Cumaná, Venezuela
Notes English and Spanish
Subject Valle Hurtado, Luis del.
Dance -- Venezuela.
Street entertainers.
Venezuela -- Religious life and customs.
Venezuela -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Documentary
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Valle Hurtado, Luis del.
Other Titles El diablo de Cumaná
The Cumana devil