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Poetry in Motion
Program 316
Original Airdate: 2/7/1974

Subject Keywords
Afro-American artists - Boston - Massachusetts
Afro-American dance
Afro-American painters
Afro-American poets
Afro-Americans in the performing arts
Oral interpretation of poetry
Poetry - Women authors

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Futrell, Hermone
Roland, Larry
Stamper, Sam
Starr, Alta

Corporate Names
Dance Company of the National Center of Afro-American Artists

Program Description
Program focuses on African Americans in the performing arts and their sources of inspiration. Poetry in Motion consists of in-studio performances and interviews with members of the Dance Company of the National Center of Afro-American Artists (in residency in Boston), Boston-based poets Sam Stamper, Larry Roland, and Alta Starr, and painter Hermone Futrell. Dances performed are the "Doogla" (about east and west Indian men and women) and "Come Go with Me to My Father's House" (performed to a spiritual by the same name). Host Topper Carew talks with artists between performance segments to provide insight into their work. Original air date estimated.

Topper Carew

Associate Producer
Vickie Jones

Conrad White

Dance Company of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, The (dancers)
Hermone Futrell (painter)
Larry Roland (poetry reading)
Sam Stamper (poetry reading)
Alta Starr (poetry reading)

Barbara Barrow (assistant director)
Henry Johnson (filmmaker)

Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-01338
Original footage 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape (item number not yet assigned)
Preservation master digital beta cassette AP-01543A
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01543
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette 3495-60
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)

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