Witch Doctor

(Film - 1951)
Witch Doctor
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Film version of a dance work inspired by an exorcism ritual.]
Statement of Responsibility: presented by Ritter-Young-Lerner Associates and Unity Films ; produced by Ritter-Young-Lerner Associates and Victor Solow ; screen choreography, direction, photography and editing by Murray Lerner, Lloyd Ritter and Robert Young ; original stage choreography by Jean Léon Destiné, using Haitian voodoo themes
Title: Witch doctor
[electronic resource]
Publisher: c1951
Country of Producing Entity: U.S
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (9 min.) : sd., b&w.
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: computer
Carrier Type: online resource
Restrictions on Access: Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts
Performers: Jean Léon Destiné (witch doctor) ; Jeanne Ramon (possessed woman) ; Alphonse Cimber (drummer).
Summary: Film version of a dance work inspired by an exorcism ritual.]
Local Note: Former call number: *MGZIC 9-5226
Subject Headings: Dance, Black Haiti Spirit possession Exorcism
Genre/Form: Motion pictures
Topical Term: Motion pictures
Afro-Caribbean dancing
Ritual and ceremonial dancing
Dance, Black
Voodoo dancing
Spirit possession
Local Subject Heading: Motion pictures. Witch doctor
Afro-Caribbean dancing
Ritual and ceremonial dancing Haiti
Voodoo dancing
Donor Note: Gift of Jean Léon Destiné
Found in: DHCA
Research Call Number: *MGZIDF 1362
*MGZHB 4-2636 Additional copy ; 1 film reel (320 ft.) 16 mm. In storage; use instead *MGZIDF 1362
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