Inaugural Season of Ted Shawn Theatre
Color footage shot by Steffi Nossen, including Ted Shawn Theatre construction; outdoor scenes of Asadata Dafora and Randolph Sawyer, Jess Meeker in uniform, Barton Mumaw in excerpt from God of Lightning, Ted Shawn in excerpt from Invocation to the Thunderbird, and Thalia Mara and Arthur Mahoney. Stage performance footage of Asadata Dafora, Ted Shawn, Barton Mumaw, Jess Meeker, Mara & Mahoney, Shawn & Steffi Nossen. Scenes in Tea Garden and outside theatre with John Martin, Joseph Franz and Walter Terry. Onstage footage of Ruth St. Denis and Anna Duncan (with open back doors of theatre). Informal shots of La Meri, Shawn, Nossen and L'Argentinita in Tea Garden.
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Technical NotesDubbed from Beta Master transfer of film #15.7