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Hinton, Carma (Producer)
Gordon, Richard (Producer)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1987
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6936
Folk dancing -- China
Processions -- China
Dance -- China
Chinese New Year
Filmed dance
Television programs
Documentary films
Motion pictures
Creation/production credits: Produced and directed by Carma Hinton and Richard Gordon. Written and narrated by Carma Hinton. Copyright 1987 Richard Gordon and Carma Hinton.
Content: Featured folk music played by Guzhang Village Band. Original music composed by Tan Dun.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vidiocassette (U-matic) (38 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Documentary on the customs and traditions surrounding New Year's celebrations in China. Narrated in English; includes some Chinese dialogue with English subtitles. Among the activities depicted are games, processions, folk theatre, lion and other animal dances, stilt dances, dragon dances, and a lantern festival.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY896028769-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12167514
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4484d90-81ba-0138-b6dd-19bd76f03841
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1987: Created
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "First moon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1987.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "First moon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 24, 2020.

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First moon