Iowa Arts Council Folk Arts Program Records, 1976-2006

Container Title
Subseries: Wilhelm Tell
Note: See also video #860 listed above with the Miscellaneous materials, and video #849 listed with the Heidi videos.
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Video   #800
Wilhelm Tell Play, 1999 September 4
Physical Description: a mini-VHS video 
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Video   #802
Interviews
Scope and Content Note: 6 minutes worth of interviews with unidentified residents of New Glarus and actors in the Tell play.
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Video   #896
Tell Interviews, 1986 August 24
Scope and Content Note: Views of New Glarus historical marker, church, and commemorative statue. Interview with Howard and Marilyn Christensen who had roles in the Tell play. Howard started the Bavarian Brass Band and sings with the Maennerchor (same interview as audiocassette 8). Footage of the Tell rehearsal/picnic. Interview with man about his role in Tell.
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Video   #897
Interviews with performers, 1986 August 24
Scope and Content Note: Interviews with Dennis Streiff -- reflections on his roles as actor and director of the Tell play. Interviews with two former Heidi actresses, Don Ott, Rudy, Peter, Hans, and Mike Roberts (same interview is found on audiocassette 4). Also, interview with Pastor Bob (Robert Mutton) (also found on audiocassette 5).
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Video   #900-903, 905
English-language Wilhelm Tell Play, 1986 August 30
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Video   #906-909
German-language Wilhelm Tell Play, 1986 August 30
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Video   #1249
German-language Tell Picnic and Rehearsal, 1987 September 5
Scope and Content Note: Footage of picnic, picnic grounds, surrounding landscape, and practice scenes from the play.
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Video   #1250
The Tell 50th-Anniversary Parade on New Glarus's Main Street, 1987 September 5
Scope and Content Note: Bavarian Brass Band plays while crowd waits for parade to begin, alphorn players, flag bearers, high school marching bands, floats, politicians, queen pageant winners, veterans, Swiss folk musicians, girls' bell choir, mostly Swiss themes and folk costume, yodelers, Shriners, and usherettes with flags.
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Video   #1251
Tell Parade, 1987 September 5
Scope and Content Note: Same as video #1250 only much better angle/quality.
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Video   #1253
Wilhelm Tell Play Backstage, 1987 September 5
Scope and Content Note: Short interviews and documentation, costuming and play preparation, views of audience.
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Video   #1261
German-language Tell Backstage, 1987 September 12
Scope and Content Note: Interview with 5-10 young girls in play and older actors. Interview after play with Johnny, a Swiss travel agent, members of his travel group, and Nicole, the group's tour guide (interviews found on audiocassette 5 as well).