Re: [Videolib] looking for dance videos

Jerry Notaro (notaro@stpt.usf.edu)
Wed, 12 Sep 2007 12:04:47 -0400

I had often heard the same was true of Isadora Duncan, but while at IU I saw
film from their archives that was attributed as her dancing at a Garden
party. Does anyone know if that was ever authenticated?

Jerry

> On 9/12/07, Joan O'Connor <calamityjoan@earthlink.net> wrote:

> Last I heard some years back, there was still no film footage of
> Nijinksy in existence, which is the greatest loss -- in my mind -- of
> archival cinema. He did visit Chaplin's Studio and I've always hoped
> that Chaplin filmed the event like he almost always did when famous
> personage came. However, I've never asked the Chaplin estate about
> this.

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