Merce Cunningham Trust

498 3rd Ave. 1967


LENGTH 81 minutes
DIRECTOR Klaus Wildenhahn
PRODUCER Hansjorg Pauli, Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Studio Hamburg
DISTRIBUTOR Electronic Arts Intermix
COLOR/BW B/W
MUSICIANS John Cage, David Tudor
DANCERS Merce Cunningham, Carolyn Brown, Barbara Lloyd, Judith Dunn, Sandra Neels, Albert Reid, Valda Setterfield, Gus Solomons jr, Peter Saul, Yseult Riopelle
A documentary of the Dance Company in New York City. The film tells the story of the making of the dance "Scramble." The film maker was interested in showing the daily routine of the dancers, how and where they work, and other aspects of producing new work. Includes excerpts from an EVENT performance at the Philip Johnson Glass House in New Canaan, CT in June, 1967 with music by the Velvet Underground.