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Checkmate

Title
Checkmate [electronic resource] / BBC ; produced by Margaret Dale ; choreography by Ninette de Valois ; music by Arthur Bliss.
Publication
1963.

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Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (43 min.) : sd., b&w.
Uniform Title
Checkmate (Choreographic work : De Valois)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Designed for television by Clifford Hatts ; scenery and costumes, E. McKnight Kauffer.
Performer (note)
  • Danced by the Royal Ballet: Beryl Grey (Black Queen) ; Robert Helpmann (White King) ; Deirdre O'Conaire (White Queen) ; Ian Hamilton (First White Knight) ; Richard Farley (Second White Knight) ; Alan Beale and Bryan Ashbridge (Black Knights) ; Alan Alder and Terry Westmoreland (White Bishops).
  • Music performed by the Royal Covent Garden Orchestra, conducted by John Lanchbery.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by the British Broadcasting Corporation on July 31, 1963.
Funding (note)
  • Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 10186
Title
Checkmate [electronic resource] / BBC ; produced by Margaret Dale ; choreography by Ninette de Valois ; music by Arthur Bliss.
Imprint
1963.
Country of Producing Entity
U.K.
Performer
Danced by the Royal Ballet: Beryl Grey (Black Queen) ; Robert Helpmann (White King) ; Deirdre O'Conaire (White Queen) ; Ian Hamilton (First White Knight) ; Richard Farley (Second White Knight) ; Alan Beale and Bryan Ashbridge (Black Knights) ; Alan Alder and Terry Westmoreland (White Bishops).
Music performed by the Royal Covent Garden Orchestra, conducted by John Lanchbery.
Credits
Designed for television by Clifford Hatts ; scenery and costumes, E. McKnight Kauffer.
Event
Telecast by the British Broadcasting Corporation on July 31, 1963.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file only at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Funding
Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIC 9-162.
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Local Subject
Ballet in television. Checkmate.
Added Author
Grey, Beryl, 1927- dancer.
Helpmann, Robert, Sir, 1909-1986, dancer.
O'Conaire, Deirdre, 1938-1988, dancer.
Lanchbery, John. Conductor
De Valois, Ninette, 1898-2001. choreographer.
Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975. Composer
Dale, Margaret, 1922-2010. Producer
Kauffer, E. McKnight (Edward McKnight), 1890- Designer. Costume designer
Hatts, Clifford. Designer
Royal Ballet.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
DHCA.
Added Title
Checkmate (Choreographic work : De Valois)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 10186
*MGZIC 9-162 (former)
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