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Nijinsky (Videotape)

Title
Nijinsky (Videotape)
Publication
1980.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-160Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • De la Pena, George.
  • De la Pena, George
  • Bates, Alan, 1934-2003.
  • Browne, Leslie.
  • Fracci, Carla.
  • Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983.
  • Nijinsky, Vaslav, 1890-1950
  • MacMillan, Kenneth
  • Ross, Herbert, 1927-2001
  • Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942
  • Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942.
  • London's Festival Ballet.
Description
1 cassette. 125 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Summary
The film focuses upon the life of Vaslav Nijinsky, and his relationship with Serge Diaghilev during the period of 1912-1913, with excerpts from the ballets of that period performed within the context of the film.
Uniform Title
  • Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work : Nijinsky)
  • Jeux (Choreographic work : Nijinsky)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Feature films.
Note
  • Released by Paramount Pictures, c1989. A Paramount Pictures/Harry Saltzman production, originally released as a motion picture in 1980. Producers: Nora Kaye and Stanley O'Toole. Director: Herbert Ross. Screenplay: Hugh Wheeler based upon Nijinsky, by Romola Nijinsky, and The diary of Vaslav Nijinsky.
  • Choreography: after Mikhail Fokin and Vaslav Nijinsky with additional choreography for Le sacre du printemps by Kenneth MacMillan. Music: adapted and conducted by John Lanchbery.
  • Ballet scenery: Nicholas Georgiadis and Geoffrey after original. Ballet costumes: Nicholas Georgiadis after original. Lighting: David Hersey.
Performer (note)
  • Alan Bates (Diaghilev), George de la Peña (Nijinsky), Leslie Browne (Romola Nijinsky), Alan Bates (Baron de Gunzberg), Carla Fracci (Tamara Karsavina), Anton Dolin (Cecchetti), Monica Mason (Marie Piltz), and members of the London Festival Ballet.
Contents
DANCE CONTENTS: Excerpts shown of George de la Peña dancing Nijinsky's roles in Le spectre de la rose (Fokin), Schéhérazade (Fokin), Afternoon of a faun (Nijinsky), Jeux (Nijinsky), Petrushka (Fokin). Includes a female solo from Le sacre du Printemps (MacMillan after Nijinsky)
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-160
OCLC
NYPY847040730-F
Title
Nijinsky (Videotape)
Imprint
1980.
Cast
Alan Bates (Diaghilev), George de la Peña (Nijinsky), Leslie Browne (Romola Nijinsky), Alan Bates (Baron de Gunzberg), Carla Fracci (Tamara Karsavina), Anton Dolin (Cecchetti), Monica Mason (Marie Piltz), and members of the London Festival Ballet.
Local Subject
Motion pictures. Nijinsky.
Added Author
De la Pena, George. Actor
De la Pena, George, dancer.
Bates, Alan, 1934-2003. Performer
Browne, Leslie. Performer
Fracci, Carla. Performer
Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983. Performer
Nijinsky, Vaslav, 1890-1950, choreographer.
MacMillan, Kenneth, choreographer.
Ross, Herbert, 1927-2001, film director.
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942, choreographer.
London's Festival Ballet.
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942. Spectre de la rose
Added Title
Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work : Nijinsky)
Jeux (Choreographic work : Nijinsky)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-160
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