Dance of the virgins 19331935 one of his favorite films in the companys catalog, and its not difficult to see why. Dance of the virgins 1935 bali india documentary naturism film. Dance of the virgins jun 22, 2010 one of the last feature films produced in the twostrip technicolor process was this interesting piece filmed entirely in bali with. Legong is mentioned in ive been to bali too, the single by australian folkrock band redgum from their 1984 album frontline. Dance of the virgins kliou the killer gods of bali kliou the tiger nonusa format, pal, reg. Dance of the virgins is a beautifully shot silent traveloguedrama from the middle thirties and one of the last movies shot in twocolor technicolor. Young women may be the aggressor in love, but disgrace befalls her whose choice. On the day of the temple feast of tampaksiring, poutou, a young maiden who performs the legong, the dance of the virgins at the sacred temple, meets njong, a carefree youth from northern bali. In balinese villages, pageant, dance, music, storytelling, and religion dominate the culture. The film is a tragic tale of love denied poutou, a respected legong dancer, falls in love with young musician, nyoung. Dance of the virgins was shot on location in the village of ubud in bali, indonesia, between may and august 1933, and featured an allbalinese cast. A young woman commits suicide by plunging off a high bridge when she learns her lover has fallen for her sister.
Poutou, a nubile maiden who dances at the temple, lives with her jovial father and lovely younger sister, saplak. Dance of the virgins is a morethanwelcome addition to whats already available. Companies like milestone, kino, criterion and others have the past wellcovered, and legong. The plot is a thin retread of tabu and bird of paradise, a pretext to show a number of longabandoned balinese rituals and pagaents that are now the films chief asset. One of hollywoods last silent movies, legong was shot on location in exotic bali in 1933, released in 1935, and immediately hacked to pieces by censors who objected to its nudity many bare breasts and violence a cockfight. Legong dance of the virgins by gamelan sekar jaya kickstarter. Feb 18, 2018 extolling the island of bali, indonesia, as the isle of perpetual summer, legong. This dvd is truly a feast for connoisseurs of old films by westerners about southeast asia. Dance of the virgins 2015 french bdrip ac3 autopsie. They understand the excitement felt in finding new works to view, and seeing new parts of film history.
Jun 30, 20 live at the castro theater, san francisco. That movie was made on bali island in 1933, all cast are from that island of gods natives. Its simple love story is told in beautiful twostrip technicolor, shot by the legendary cinematographer william h. Looking past the obvious exploitive aspect of legong. Dance of the virgins 1935 vintage naturism video bali india. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing legong, dance of virgins near you. Pada dasarnya film ini merupakan film bisu yang hanya dengan iringan musik, tapi tahun 1952 telah dibuat soundtrack musik orkestra dan gamelan dalam format stereo, sangat efektif dan meningkatkan suara musik asli yang terdengar lirih. While few people have ever seen it, its quite popular with those who have, including bloom and hagedorn. Dance of the virgins is worth preserving and seeing in its own right, but its historical importance makes it even more so.
On the day of the temple feast of tampaksiring, poutou, a young maiden who performs the legong, the dance of the virgins at the sacred temple, meets nyong, a carefree youth from northern balicontainer. If your taste runs to the exotic or you are looking for something different then look no further. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. A silent movie filmed in bali in the 1930s with a new musical score performed live by an orchestra of western and balinese instruments. Dance of the virgins and it constitutes a major discovery.
Dance of the virgins 1935 the dance of a young virgins on a bali. Legong was an american exploitation film of a type often referred to as a goonagoona epic similar to isle of paradise 1932, directed by charles trego, and goona goona or love powder 1932 directed by andre roosevelt and armand denis. Dance of the virgins 1935 bali india naturism retro video. The dancing is very entertaining, the music unique and skilled, and the story insightful. Legong is the last surviving silent film shot by a major hollywood studio paramount, and was also one of the last films to use the twostrip technicolor process. Gamelan sekar jaya led by made subandi and club foot orchestra. Dance of the virgins on imdb virgins from bali a beautiful, rare treat.
Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. Dance of the virgins 1935 1930s bali saw a steep rise in western tourism with the islands sultry image of paradise promoted by photographs of barebreasted balinese maidens and by exploitation films such as legong. Dance of the virgins 1935 bali india naturism vintage film. It is a refined dance form characterized by intricate finger movements, complicated footwork, and expressive gestures and facial expressions.
Her father is delighted with poutous choice and wants to help her to conquer nyoungs heart. In this paper i discuss the origin of the balinese dance genre of legong. Legong dance of the virgins 1935 dennis doros of milestone films considers legong. But poutous halfsister saplak wants pines for the musician. Although released in 1935 this movie was the final silent film release from a major studio paramount and was one of the last films to feature twostrip technicolor red and green which was replaced the same. Dance of the virgins 1935, the visual composition of this final 2strip technicolor film looks absolutely stunning. Dance of the virgins 1935 naturism retro video bali india. Dance of the virgins 1935 was shot in bali by big names of the day. October 1st, 1935 not yet rated 1 hr 0 min plot summary. Poetoe aloes goesti, bagus mara goesti, saplak njoman, njong njong njoman, lieut. Legong was restored by the ucla film archive in 1994. Dance of the virgins 2015 french bdrip ac3 rrent 12sep2019 03.
Then comes a filmed discussion by richard marriot and i made subandi about how they collaborated. So it happened from legong dance of the virgins youtube. The film is a gunaguna epic goonagoona epic a mixture of a filmlecture on travel, a stock footage of exotic traditions and customs and a story about love and betrayal. Dance of the virgins is a 1935 film, one of the last feature films shot using the twocolor technicolor process, and one of the last silent films shot in. Next is legong again, but with a somewhat more authentic score added in 2001. Beyond its touching love story and its historical interest both as one of the last features to use the twocolor technicolor process and one of the last silent films that hollywood released, it also offers a rare glimpse of.
Dance of the virgins blends travelogue with docudrama by following its balinese cast as they go about their daily lives. As they gaze at each other, she remembers a prophecy that warned. The film is a tragic tale of love denied poutou, a respected legong dancer, falls in love with young musician. Beyond its touching love story and its historical interest both as one of the last features to use the twocolor technicolor process and one of the last silent films that hollywood released. Dance of the virgins nude scenes images and 4 videos including appearances from poetoe aloes goesti saplak njoman. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. I date this from the late nineteenth century, with the dance achieving its definitive form in the period 19161932. Dance of the virgins 1935 starring poetoe aloes goesti and njong njong njoman on dvd and bluray. They relate that, upon distribution by paramount some scenes of nudity were trimmed for domestic release in the united states, and shots of cockfights. Dance of the virgins gratuitement en francais vostfr format hdtv avec courtois couturier role bisaillon, stephanie orson role algernon, arthur victorine role vernon, jesica lynn role diana, wilburn bryan role stephanie, jimmy taylor role priscilla, clarissa muriel role demarcus, logan laurel role ken, karin deandre role beata, merilyn lindsy role tisha. Young women may be the aggressor in love, but disgrace befalls her whose choice rejects her. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Photographs of the dyetransfer nitrate print by barbara flueckiger. Jul 25, 20 the word legong firstly announced to western public was through a silent movie by an american director titled legong.217 437 30 1335 85 734 1156 1418 867 513 1197 3 573 1374 1447 1124 1140 856 1176 204 55 542 431 1459 245 144 56 258 172 1017 788