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Guide to the Estela and Ernesto Bravo Film and Video Collection TAM.616

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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New York, NY 10012
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Jan Hilley, with the assistance of Heather Mulliner.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 27, 2022
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to include item-level description of 225 videos Edited by Amy C. Vo to include item-level description of 42 videos Edited by Jasmine Sykes-Kunk and Amy C. Vo to include item-level description of 32 videos Edited by Rachel Mahre to reflect digitization of videos Edited by Weatherly Stephan to reflect deaccession of moldy, digitized videos Updated by Anna Björnsson McCormick to record digitization, decontamination, isolation, and deaccession of videos treated by a vendor.  , December 2018 , May 2020 , October 2020 , February 2021 , June 2021 , July 2022

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Series XXI: The National Ballet of Cuba in Argentina, 1984

Scope and Content Note

In the 21-minute documentary The National Ballet of Cuba in Argentina Alicia Alonso, renowned ballerina, returns to Buenos Aires after a 20-year absence to perform in the Colon Theater in Luna Park. Nobel Prize-winner Perez Esquivel and others give their impressions and members of the National Ballet of Cuba describe their experiences. This series contains one video recording associated with this film. It is unclear whether it is a complete copy of the documentary or uncut footage.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 58 Cassette : ref1327 "Ballet Nacional Cuba 3rd Part in Buenos Aires Master"
circa 1984
Box: 35 Cassette : ref775 Alicia Alonso en Teatro Colón

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Original Format: Umatic. Duration: 00:22:42

Scope and Content Note

This video contains a ballet perfomance of Alicia Alonso and other dancers. There are also brief interviews with audience members sharing their pride of, and appreciation for, Alicia Alonso.


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