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Cast

  (in credits order)
Carmen De Lavallade ... Herself

Geoffrey Holder ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Alvin Ailey ... Himself (archive footage)

Josephine Baker ... Herself (archive footage)
Clifton Brown ... Himself (archive footage)
Janet Collins ... Herself (archive footage)
Ulysses Dove ... Himself (archive footage)
Jennifer Dunning ... Herself
Ann Duquesnay ... Herself (archive footage)
Carl Hall ... Himself (archive footage)
Ira Hawkins ... Himself (archive footage)
Boscoe Holder
Leo Holder ... Himself
Judith Jamison ... Herself

Eartha Kitt ... Herself (archive footage)
Stephanie Mills ... Herself (archive footage)
Ella Mitchell ... Herself (archive footage)
Brianna Reed ... Herself (archive footage)
Matthew Rushing ... Himself (archive footage)
Glenn Allen Sims ... Himself (archive footage)
Gus Solomons Jr. ... Himself
James Truitte ... Himself (archive footage)
Dudley Williams ... Himself

Directed by
Linda Atkinson 
Nick Doob 
 
Cinematography by
Nick Doob 
 
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Karen Shatzkin .... legal services
 

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Terrific documentary of love and dance, 24 June 2011
Author: runamokprods from US

Wonderfully funny, warm, ultimately moving and inspiring story of the 50 year marriage of dancers and choreographers Geoffrey Holder and Carmen De Lavallade.

It covers their effect on American and world dance. Geoffrey has seemingly endless talents -- painter, author, costume designer, director, and Carmen has seemingly endless youth. At 71 she still is a magnificent, flowing dancer.

A celebration of love, and creativity walking hand in hand.

My only very minor quibble is I wish some of the dancing clips were longer. At only 82 minutes the film could have easily allowed us to enjoy their sublime work a few minutes longer.

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