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[Street Performer]

Description: Photograph of a street performer in London, England. The performer is visible in the foreground with his back turned towards the camera. The performer wears a cape and a hat with feathers. A large crowd is visible behind the performer. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: 1960
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Caddo Blues: The Making Of A Stunt

Description: Stuntwork became a science when stuntman and technician Yakima Canutt left the rodeo to work in Hollywood westerns. Canutt perfected methods and designed mechanisms that made dangerous stunts safer and visually exciting. Many of Canutt's techniques are still used today by modern stuntmen like Hal Needham, Ronnie Rondell, and Paul Baxley. Directed by stuntman Hal Needham and starring "box office draw" Burt Reynolds, Hooper presented the stuntman as a rugged, fun-loving, almost suicidal superman. For the first time in film's short history, the stuntman and his craft became a topic of wide public interest. The stuntman had become "glamorous" almost rivaling his actor counterpart.
Date: December 1985
Creator: Moore, Stan (Stan Clark)
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Experimental Course in Movement Preparation for Beginning Performers

Description: This is a course outline for the first semester of movement training for beginning performers in theatre, part of a two-year course of study based on the Becque-Todd method of movement development. Emphasis is on a psychophysiological approach to developing new motor habits. The introduction presents the history, background, basic premises on which the course is based, and the techniques and tools used. Each subsequent chapter represents a unit of work on a specific problem, each taking one or more class periods.
Date: August 1977
Creator: Murphy, Martha F.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Family of Saltimbanques

Description: Painting of six circus performers, one wearing a harlequin costume, another performer dressed as jester stands behind a young ballerina with a basket of flowers. Also pictured are two young boys and a seated woman wearing a long skirt.
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Date: 1905~
Creator: Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[T.V. Circus]

Description: Photograph of cameraman shooting a performer in the air with four elephants
Date: October 10, 1948
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[North Texas All-Stars]

Description: Photograph of the North Texas All-Stars, seen playing brass musical instruments at an unknown event. The three men are seen standing on the front stage, other musicians in the background are seated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Ghost River Kids actors posing for portrait]

Description: Photograph of the actors for the Ghost River Kids posing for a portrait in three groups in front of a curtain. There are two groups of three and one pair of actors. Two of the women wear leopard-print bikinis. One man wears a fake beard.
Date: July 3, 1950
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections