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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Landa, Juan (Bolito), 1912-2003"
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Bufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackface

Bufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackface

Date
1985-07-28
Description
Eleven color slides. Juan (Bolito) Landa was an actor at Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano, which presents bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. The character Landa played was El Negrito, a trickster figure who worked for Gallego, a Spanish businessman. For more of Landa and Pro Teatro Cubano, see S1577, v. 43, S87-1027 - S87-1043. For an interview with Landa, see S 1576, reel T85-141. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
Juan "Bolito" Landa interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Juan "Bolito" Landa interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife Survey

Date
1985-08-19
Description
One reel-to-reel. Landa, an actor with Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano, discusses bufo theater, a ribald and satirical form of Cuban musical theater with stock figures imitating stereotypes. Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. Landa discusses playing the stock character of "El Negrito," a trickster figure who worked for Gallego, a Spanish businessman. He discusses the origins of bufo theater, types of bufo characters and audiences, various bufo performers and playwrights, and bufo actors and productions in Miami. For more of Landa and Pro Teatro Cubano, see S1577, v. 43, S87-1015 - S87-1026. For an interview with other bufo performers, see reel T85-142.
Collection
Performers at the Pro Teatro Cubano

Performers at the Pro Teatro Cubano

Date
1985-07-28
Description
Sixteen color slides. Images of performers at at Miami's Pro Teatro Cubano which present bufo theater productions (Cuban vaudeville/satirical comedies). Bufo theater was often performed in Havana before Fidel Castro came to power. Juan (Bolito) Landa was an actor who usally played was El Negrito, a trickster figure who worked for Gallego, a Spanish businessman. Fecundo was the theater's composer, and a musician. The other performers were unidentified. For more of Landa and Pro Teatro Cubano, see S1577, v. 43, S87-1015 - S87-1026. For an interview with Landa, see S 1576, reel T86-141; for interveiw with Fecundo and the other performers, see reel T85-142. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
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Bufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackfaceBufo theater performing Juan (Bolito) Landa applying blackfaceStill ImageFieldwork
Cosmetics
Blackface entertainers
Minstrel shows
Theatrical makeup
Theater
Comedy
Entertainment
Performing arts
Vaudeville
Actors
Entertainers
Performers
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a_s1576_t85-141Juan "Bolito" Landa interview for the Miami-Dade Folklife SurveySoundField recordings
Musical comedy
Blackface entertainers
Performing arts
Theatrical makeup
Drama
Comedy
Vaudeville
Cuban musical theatre
Interviews
Oral histories
Actors
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Performers at the Pro Teatro CubanoPerformers at the Pro Teatro CubanoStill ImageFieldwork
Composers
Blackface entertainers
Performing arts
Theatrical makeup
Theater
Comedy
Entertainment
Composer
Actors
Entertainers
Performers
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