Noah and the flood [videorecording]

Title
Noah and the flood [videorecording] / CBS-TV ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music and musical direction by Igor Stravinsky ; video directed by Kirk Browning.
Publication
U.S. : CBS-TV, c1962.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (51 min.) : sd., b&w; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
  • 16 mm film: Gift of Jacques d'Amboise.
  • Video: Gift of Robert D. Graff.
Uniform Title
Noah and the flood (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Motion pictures.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Production designer, Rouben Ter-Arutunian ; prologue written by Jack Richardson.
Event (note)
  • Kinescope of CBS-TV telecast of June 14, 1962.
Call Number
*MGZHB 12-629
Title
Noah and the flood [videorecording] / CBS-TV ; choreography by George Balanchine ; music and musical direction by Igor Stravinsky ; video directed by Kirk Browning.
Imprint
U.S. : CBS-TV, c1962.
Performer
Voices: Laurence Harvey (Narrator), Sebastian Cabot (Noah), Elsa Lanchester (Mrs. Noah), and Paul Tripp (Caller). Dancers: Jacques D'Amboise (Adam/Lucifer), Edward Villella (Satan), Jillana (Eve), Ramon Segarra (Noah), Joysanne Sidimus (Mrs. Noah) and artists of the New York City Ballet.
Credits
Production designer, Rouben Ter-Arutunian ; prologue written by Jack Richardson.
Event
Kinescope of CBS-TV telecast of June 14, 1962.
Summary
A specially commissioned dance drama derived from Genesis and from two medieval miracle plays.
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Noah and the flood.
Biblical themes in dance.
Added Author
Harvey, Laurence, narrator.
Cabot, Sebastian, voice actor.
Lanchester, Elsa, 1902-1986, voice actor.
Tripp, Paul, voice actor.
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934-2021, dancer.
Villella, Edward, 1936- dancer.
Jillana, dancer.
Segarra, Ramon, dancer.
Sidimus, Joysanne, dancer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Flood.
Ter-Arutunian, Rouben, 1920-1992. Set designer
Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008, director.
New York City Ballet.
CBS Television Network.
DHCA.
Added Title
Noah and the flood (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
16 mm film: Gift of Jacques d'Amboise.
Video: Gift of Robert D. Graff.
Research Call Number
*MGZHB 12-629 Additional copy ; 2 film reels (1829 ft.) 16 mm
*MGZIA 4-2535
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