498, 3rd Ave.

1967, 81 min, b&w, sound, 16 mm film on video

"A documentary that details the early days of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, the film tells the story of the making of the dance Scramble, showing the daily routine of the dancers involved, and other aspects of producing new work. Includes performance footage at the Philip Johnson Glass House, with music by the Velvet Underground." -- Merce Cunningham Trust

Written and Directed by Klaus Wildenhahn. Image: Rudolf Körösi. Sound: Herbert Selk. Editing: Karen Baumhöfner. Production Manager: Rudolf Rosthof. Production: Hansjorg Pauli. Original Broadcast: Norddeutscher Rundfunk.


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