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Title
Mummenschanz
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Brown, Rob
Date Created and/or Issued
1980
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Photograph caption dated June 22, 1980 reads, "The fresh-faced trio may look like your normal all-American types, but don't be deceived. Once on stage they turn into silent, non-human creatures with a distinctly human interpretation of all things abstract and absurd. Shown in a rare pose - as themselves - the mime-masque troupe is surrounded by images of some of their more familiar alter-egos: a wandering cushion (left), a tube worm (top), a masked marvel and a heads-I-win tails-you-lose cube-creature (above left). Jack Honor, Donald VanHorn and Pilar Garcia (from left, above) form the parts of the whole known as Mummenschanz. The three young Americans have inherited the roles originated some 10 years ago by the European Mummenschanz creators: Andres Bossard, Floriana Frassetto and Bernie Schurch."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;17 x 31 cm. on sheet 20 x 34 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00088183
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b084_f2_i19
CARL0004981317
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/26993
Subject
Mummenschanz (Group)
Dance companies--Switzerland
Modern dance--Switzerland
Mimes--United States
Dancers--United States
Dance--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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