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Title Dance on camera : a guide to dance films and videos / edited by Louise Spain
Edition Revised edition / edited by Louise Spain
Published Lanham, Md. ; London : Scarecrow Press ; New York : Neal-Schuman, 1998


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Description xiv, 238 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents Foreword / Jacques d'Amboise -- Introduction / Louise Spain -- Choreography for Camera: A Historical Perspective / Evann Siebens -- Some Thoughts on Filming Dance: A Conversation with Elliot Caplan / Virginia Brooks -- Dance Literacy: Programming and Teaching with Film / Deirdre Towers -- The Velvet Light Trip Fantastic: A "History" of the Hollywood Dance Musical / Eric Monder -- Dance on Film and Video at the Library of Congress / David Parker -- Dance on Camera Title Index -- Awards Index -- Categories Index -- Choreographers Index -- Composers Index -- Dancers Index -- Dance Companies Index -- Directors Index -- Excerpts Index -- Series Titles Index -- Directory of Distributors -- Resources for Dances on Camera (United States) -- Resources for Dance on Camera (International)
Summary Supplementary indexes permit the user to search by dancer, dance company, director, choreographer, or composer. In addition, films are indexed by series title, by award(s) won, by subject, and by dances excerpted in the film. A directory of distributors provides a quick and easy look-up for order information. A list of dance/film resources, both domestic and international, rounds out the volume
This exhaustive reference guide will prove useful to dance educators, librarians, curators, programmers, students, producers and directors, dancers and aspiring dancers - in short, anyone seeking information about dance on film and video
The main section of the filmography, arranged alphabetically by title, lists and annotates approximately 1400 films and videos, covering the full range of dance from around the world. Each entry includes information on date of production, running time, format, distributor, and whether black and white or color. For each entry, a brief description indicates the content, names of the excerpts or full-length dances included, and often titles of other related films
Notes Rev. ed. of: The dance film and video guide / Dance Films Association. c1991
Bibliography Filmography: page <15>-116
Subject Dance in motion pictures, television, etc. -- Filmcalalogs
Dance -- Filmcatalogs
Dance -- Video catalogs.
Genre/Form Catalogs.
Author Spain, Louise, 1939-
LC no. 96053236
ISBN 0810833034 (alk. paper)
Other Titles Guide to dance films and videos
OTHER TI Dance film and video guide
Other Titles The dance film and video guide