1 videodisc (approximately 80 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Martha Hill was a visionary who fought against great odds to make contemporary and modern dance a legitimate art form in America. In a career spanning most of the twentieth century, she became a behind-the-scenes leader in the dance world, and the founding director of Juilliard's Dance Division. Here is a celebration of dance and an examination of the passion to keep it alive.
Norma Jean Baker was a Hollywood starlet who transformed into Marilyn Monroe, a Hollywood sex symbol and one of the world's most iconic figures. Sadly, she died at age 36 in 1962 from a drug overdose. Montgomery Clift was a highly regarded actor who earned four Academy Award nominations for such classics as A Place in the Sun and From Here to Eternity. Dependent on drugs and alcohol, Clift was only 45 when he died of heart disease in 1966. But imagine...