This item is not eligible for coupon offers.

Martha Graham - Dance On Film

Martha Graham - Dance On Film

Director: Alexander Hammid, Peter Glushanok Cast: Martha Graham, Paul Taylor

DVD (B&W / 1:33:1 aspect ratio)

$19.99 $39.99 Save 50% Current price is $19.99, Original price is $39.99. You Save 50%.
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Thursday, November 21

Product Details

Release Date: 09/18/2007
UPC: 0715515025829
Original Release: 0000
Rating: NR
Source: Criterion
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [B&W, Full Frame]
Time: 1:32:00
Sales rank: 7,555

Special Features

New, restored high-definition digital transfers of three films: A Dancer's World, Appalachian Spring, Night Journey; A comparison of Appalachian Spring with an archival performance, by dance critic and historian Deborah Jowitt; Excerpts from a television pilot featuring composer Aaron Copland discussing his work on Appalachian Spring; A visual essay on working with Graham, narrated by Nathan Kroll; New interview with Museum of Television and Radio curator Ron Simon, discussing Kroll's work and legacy; New interviews with the films' editors, Eleanor Hamerow and Miriam Arsham; Martha Graham: The Dancer Revealed, a 1994 documentary produced for PBS's American Masters series; New interviews with six dancers from the films; Excerpts from a 1975 filmed technique demonstration by Graham's company, narrated by Graham; Footage of Graham's company from a 1954 European tour; A booklet featuring a new essay by dance critic Joan Acocella

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Martha Graham: Dance on Film, Disc 1
1. "Dance Is Communication" [2:56]
2. The Dancers [8:13]
3. Ten Years [2:47]
4. "Youth's Lyric Joy and Sadness" [4:30]
5. A Flirtation [1:53]
6. "The Deep Matters of the Heart" [3:59]
7. Spontaneity and Simplicity [6:30]
Disc #2 -- Martha Graham: Dance on Film, Disc 2
1. Denishawn/New York [9:14]
2. An American Language [6:31]
3. Community/Emotional Directness [3:37]
4. Growing Fame [4:26]
5. Louis Horst/Eric Hawkins [7:22]
6. Appalachian Spring [3:57]
7. The Greek Classics [4:29]
8. Devastation/A Vision [5:56]
9. Staying Too Long [5:35]
10. Rebirth [3:49]

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

Martha Graham - Dance On Film 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Overall, this program was excellent. The offerings on Disc 1 were in pristine condition, and the booklet did a wonderful job of explaining the ballet pieces. The PBS documentary, on Disc 2, was what attracted my interest to this program, and I feel I should point something out to anybody else who might be interested that this documentary is the one narrated by Claire Bloom for AMERICAN MASTERS, not the GREAT PERFORMANCES one narrated by Kathleen Turner that was the only one I knew about. Aside from that, I would highly recommend this DVD.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago