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Duration

16:10

Document Type

Thesis

Date of Degree

Summer 1939

Degree Name

MA (Master of Arts)

Degree In

Department of Physical Education

Keywords

dance, teaching techniques, film

Pages

75

Bibliography

Bibliography p.70-72

Comments

Luellen Bowles' thesis, A Unit in Developing a Basis for Appreciation and Understanding of Modern Dance Through the Use of Films and Discussions, is accompanied by two reels of film. The videos available here were digitized from the original 16 mm. films.

[mix of b/w and color; 16 or 24 frames per second]

Reel 1 (16:10) (linked here and embedded above):

“Problem in Traffic” [bw]

“Techniques in Turning and Swinging Movements” [color] (parts may be filmed at 24 frames per second)

Dance Compositions from “Midwestern Dance Suite” choreographed by Thelma Dodson [bw]:

  • “Cornhuskers’ Dance”
  • “Youth”
  • “County Fair Advance Publicity”

Techniques from the “Cornhuskers Dance” and “Youth and Age” (performed by Thelma Dodson; faster movement filmed at 24 frames per second) [bw]

Reel 2 (5:21) (linked here):

Pre-Classic Dance Forms Choreography by Miss Miriam Raphael

  • “Gigue” (24 frames per second) [b/w]
  • “Gigue” (16 frames per second) [b/w]
  • “Allemandé” [color]

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