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The sleeping beauty

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Additional Authors
  • Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991
  • Somes, Michael, 1917-1994
  • Grey, Beryl, 1927-2022
  • Ashbridge, Bryan
  • Larsen, Gerd
  • Edwards, Leslie
  • Chatfield, Philip, 1927-
  • Clayden, Pauline
  • Lindsay, Rosemary
  • Steuart, Douglas
  • Zaymes, Dorothea
  • Jackson, Rowena, 1926-
  • Shaw, Brian, 1928-1992
  • Grant, Alexander, 1925-2011
  • Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893.
  • Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910
  • Sergeev, Nikolaĭ Grigor'evich, 1876-1951
  • Messel, Oliver, 1904-1978
  • Jones, Clark, 1920-2002
  • Sadler's Wells Ballet, performer.
2 streaming video files (74 min.) : sd., b&w.
Gift of Clark Jones.
Uniform Title
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Petipa, M)
  • NBC-TV Producer's Showcase telecast of a condensed version of the Sadler's Wells Ballet production. Directed by Clark Jones. Narrative play by John Van Druten, with David Wayne.
  • Choreography: Marius Petipa, adapted by Frederick Ashton. Music: P. I. Tchaikovsky. Conductor: Robert Irving. Settings: Burr Smidt. Costumes (from the stage production): Oliver Messel. Danced by the Sadler's Wells Ballet. Cast: Margot Fonteyn (Princess Aurora), Michael Somes (Prince Florimund), Beryl Grey (Lilac Fairy), Frederick Ashton (Carabosse), Bryan Ashbridge (King), Gerd Larsen (Queen), Leslie Edwards (Cantalabutte), John Hart, John Field, David Blair and Desmond Doyle (Four princes), Philip Chatfield, Rosemary Lindsay, Pauline Clayden (Florestan and his two sisters), Douglas Steuart (Puss in Boots), Dorothea Zaymes (White Cat), Rowena Jackson and Brian Shaw (Bluebirds), and Alexander Grant, Peter Clegg and Ray Powell (Three Ivans).
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  • Patrons can access streaming video files online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
DANCE CONTENTS: 1: Prologue: Dance of the Fairies, with their cavaliers; Lilac Fairy variation; Dance of maids of honor; Carabosse mime scene (Carabosse solo omitted). Act I: Garland dance; Entrance of Aurora's friends and the four princes; Aurora's entrance and first solo; Rose adagio; Dance of Aurora's friends; Aurora's second solo; Aurora's dance with the spindle. -- 2: Act II; Court dances (condensed); "Vision" pas de deux, solo, and ballabile; Florimund's journey, the Awakening, and Transformation. Act III: Entrees of the Court and guests; Florestan pas-de-trois; Puss in Boots and the White Cat. Bluebird pas-de-deux; Three Ivans; Grand pas de deux (Aurora's solo omitted); Finale.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-4011
The sleeping beauty [electronic resource]
Playing Time
003630 003733
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video files online only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
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Local Subject
Ballet in television. Sleeping beauty.
Added Author
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, dancer.
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994, dancer.
Grey, Beryl, 1927-2022, dancer.
Ashbridge, Bryan, dancer.
Larsen, Gerd, dancer.
Edwards, Leslie, dancer.
Chatfield, Philip, 1927- dancer.
Clayden, Pauline, dancer.
Lindsay, Rosemary, dancer.
Steuart, Douglas, dancer.
Zaymes, Dorothea, dancer.
Jackson, Rowena, 1926- dancer.
Shaw, Brian, 1928-1992, dancer.
Grant, Alexander, 1925-2011, dancer.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer, dancer.
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Sp︠i︡ashcha︠i︡a krasavi︠t︡sa.
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910, choreographer.
Sergeev, Nikolaĭ Grigor'evich, 1876-1951, choreographer.
Messel, Oliver, 1904-1978, designer.
Jones, Clark, 1920-2002, director.
Sadler's Wells Ballet, performer.
Added Title
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Petipa, M)
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-4011
*MGZHB 16-1027 Kinescope. 2 film reels. 2713 ft. 16 mm. (In storage)
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