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Watching ballet [motion picture]

Title
Watching ballet [motion picture] / On Film ; sponsored by the New York State Council on the Arts and Ballet Society ; produced and directed by Tracy Ward and Robert Bell.
Publication
U.S. : Association Films, 1965.

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Description
1 film reel (34 min., 1224 ft.) : sd., b&w; 16mm.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Mrs. Norman Lassalle.
Uniform Title
Midsummer night's dream (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Documentaries and factual films and programs.
  • Motion pictures.
Event (note)
  • Made by On Film, 1963. Released by Associations Films, 1965.
Call Number
*MGZHB 12-69
Title
Watching ballet [motion picture] / On Film ; sponsored by the New York State Council on the Arts and Ballet Society ; produced and directed by Tracy Ward and Robert Bell.
Imprint
U.S. : Association Films, 1965.
Performer
Danced by Jacques d'Amboise, Allegra Kent, Colleen Neary, and Paul Mejia of the New York City Ballet.
Event
Made by On Film, 1963. Released by Associations Films, 1965.
Summary
Jacques D'Amboise explains and demonstrates some of the elements of ballet technique and performance, assisted by Allegra Kent, with Colleen Neary and Paul Roman Mejia. Brief excerpts from several ballets in the repertoire of the New York City Ballet are performed to illustrate the discussion. Allegra Kent and Jacques D'Amboise dance in its entirety the pas de deux from the last act of A midsummer night's dream, choreography by George Balanchine, music by Mendelssohn.
Local Subject
Ballet in motion pictures. Watching ballet.
Ballet technique.
Added Author
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021, dancer.
Kent, Allegra, dancer.
Mejia, Paul, dancer.
Neary, Colleen, dancer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
New York City Ballet.
New York State Council on the Arts.
Ballet Society (New York, N.Y.)
DHCA
Added Title
Midsummer night's dream (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Gift of Mrs. Norman Lassalle.
Research Call Number
*MGZHB 12-69
*MGZHB 12-69A Another print. Gift of Jacques D'Amboise.
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