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Martha Swope (1928–2017)

Martha Swope was born on February 22, 1928 in Tyler, Texas, USA as Martha Joan Swope. She is known for her work on American Playhouse (1981), Suzanne Farrell: Elusive Muse (1996) and The Wiz (1983). She died on January 12, 2017 in New York, New York, USA. See full bio »

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American Playhouse Miscellaneous Crew
Suzanne Farrell: Elusive Muse Miscellaneous Crew
The Wiz Cinematographer
American Masters Miscellaneous Crew


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 2011-2016 The Legacy Project (TV Series documentary) (photos courtesy of - 4 episodes)
- John Weidman & J.T. Rogers (2016) ... (photos courtesy of)
- Larry Kramer & George C. Wolfe (2016) ... (photos courtesy of)
- Thomas Meehan with Douglas Carter Beane (2014) ... (photos courtesy of)
- Terrence McNally with Annie Baker (2011) ... (photos courtesy of)
 2014 Michael Grade's Stars of the Musical Theatre (TV Movie documentary) (archivist)
 2008-2010 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary) (archival photos - 2 episodes)
- Understudies (2010) ... (archival photos)
- Performing Musicals (2008) ... (archival photos)
 1996 Suzanne Farrell: Elusive Muse (Documentary) (source: stills)
 1994 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (archive photographs - 1 episode)
- Martha Graham: The Dancer Revealed (1994) ... (archive photographs)
 1992 American Playhouse (TV Series) (production photography - 1 episode)
- Tru (1992) ... (production photography)
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 1983 The Wiz (Video)
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 2008 HBO First Look (TV Series documentary short) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2008) ... (special thanks)
 2005 Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (TV Special documentary) (acknowledgment: photos courtesy of)
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 2017 The 71st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Memoriam
 2013 Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (Documentary)
Herself, photographer

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After a year at Baylor University, she was accepted at City Ballet's training affiliate, the School of American Ballet. See more »

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