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Marmein Dancers in a drama dance / photographs by Nickolas Muray.

Image ID: mar003_008

Marmein Dancers in a drama dance / photographs by Nickolas Muray. ([1924?])

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Image Title

:  Marmein Dancers in a drama dance / photographs by Nickolas Muray.


: Muray, Nickolas, 1892-1965 -- Photographer

Published Date

: [1924?]

Specific Material Type

: photographs


: Additional material may be found in *MGZR Marmein Dancers, clippings. Note 2.) For another photograph from this same series, see: *MGZE The Marmeins, no. 12. Note 3.) Sisters Miriam and Irene Marmein, performing as the Marmein Sisters, toured the United States on the Keith vaudeville circuit in the late 1910's. In the early 1920's, sister Phyllis joined them to become The Marmeins, and later the Marmein Dancers. Their specialty was what they called their "Original Drama-Dances" which were short, thematically-varied, pieces, often as many as fifteen per show, elaborately costumed and with many scenic eleme ....
[See More...] Note 4.) National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project. Note 5.) One portrait and two performance images of Miriam, Irene and Phyllis Marmein costumed for what may have been a pastoral dance. Note 6.) Two of these images were used in a brochure announcing The Marmeins' performance at New York City's Carnegie Hall. Note 7.) Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923


: [Photographs of the Marmein Dancers]


: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Jerome Robbins Dance Division

Catalog Call Number

: *MGZEA (Marmein Dancers, no. 8)

Digital ID

: mar003_008

Record ID

: 193770

Digital Item Published

: 12-7-2006; updated 3-25-2011

Rights Notice

: Photo by Nickolas Muray, (c) Nickolas Muray Photo Archives

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