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Video Work: Documentation of "Carmilla" (1976)

Description: This video documents the ETC Company’s 1976 production of "Carmilla” at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club. The play is Wilford Leach and John Braswell’s adaptation of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s 19th century Gothic vampire novella, with musical direction by Zizi Mueller. The video was originally shot using a Portapak camera, and camera originals are spread across two separate half-inch open reels (numbered F13 and F14 in La MaMa's collection).

Video documentation of earlier productions of “Carmilla” at La MaMa is contained on Reels B3a, B3b, and B23 (1971), Reels B3, B4, and B59b (1972), and Reels C6 and C7 (1973) in La MaMa’s collection.

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Recording date: March 1976
Language: English
Identifier: OBJ.1976.0207
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LCSH Names Authority: La Mama Experimental Theatre Club
Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873
Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873. Carmilla
Heikin, Nancy
Leach, Wilford, 1929-1988
Ruyle, Bill
Johnston, Ben
ETC Company of La Mama
LCSH Subjects: Lesbian vampires
Gothic fiction (Literary genre)
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Off Off-Broadway theater
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Annette Harper (contributor)
Nancy Heikin (performer)
Ben Johnston (music)
Dean Kelso (performer)
Audrey Lavine (performer)
Richard Laws (contributor)
Wilford Leach (director)
William Milhizer (performer)
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Niva Petrovich (performer)
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