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Variations on Euclid [and] The flapper and the quarterback [and] Danse macabre [and] Love song [and] Combinations [and] Hear ye! Hear ye! [videorecording]

Title
Variations on Euclid [and] The flapper and the quarterback [and] Danse macabre [and] Love song [and] Combinations [and] Hear ye! Hear ye! [videorecording]
Publication
1922-1963.

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Description
1 videocassette (60 min.) : si., b&w NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Ruth Page Foundation.
Series Statement
Ruth Page Video Archives ; 104
Uniform Title
  • Combinations (Choreographic work : Page)
  • Danse macabre (Choreographic work : Bolm)
  • Flapper and the quarterback (Choreographic work : Page)
  • Hear ye! Hear ye! (Choreographic work : Page)
  • Love song (Choreographic work : Page)
  • Variations on Euclid (Choreographic work : Page)
Note
  • Compilation of six motion pictures. Variations on Euclid is the same as *MGZHB 2-1760, but was transferred to videotape at slow speed. Danse macabre is the same as *MGZHB 4-2227. Combinations is the same as *MGZHB 6-2143, transferred at slow speed. Reproduced by Thea Flaum Productions as part of the Ruth Page Video Archives, and listed (with the exception of Hear ye! Hear ye!) in *MGYB (Page) 90-9600 Ruth Page Video Archives, 1990, p. 528.
  • Choreography: Ruth Page (except for Danse macabre, by Adolph Bolm).
Contents
  • CONTENTS: Variations on Euclid (approx. 5 min.). Scen: Pavel Tchelitchew. Cos: Tchelitchew and Isamu Noguchi. Recorded onstage at the Théatre des Champs-Élysées, Paris, in 1950. Perf. by Les Ballets Américains: Dorothy Hill (sac); Jean Lee and Ruth Mitchell (les branches); Mildred Ferguson, Dusty Worrall, Patricia Philipp, and Margaret McCallion (les cordes). -- The flapper and the quarterback (approx. 2 min.). Recorded ca. 1950-1951. Cos: Paul Dupont. Dancers not identified. -- Danse macabre (approx. 15 min. total). Chor: Bolm. Direction: Dudley Murphy. Animation: F. A. A. Dahme. Lighting: Francis Bruigière. Recorded in 1922. Perf. by Bolm (youth), Page (love), and Olin Howland (death). Cinedance, approx. 9 min., followed by footage of Bolm in his studio, where members of the Bolm Ballet perform the Sunlight dance, Voices of spring, and a work-in-progress. Vera Mirova performs a Javanese court dance. -- Love song (approx. 15 min.). Scen/cos: Nicolai Remisov. Recorded in Chicago, 1939. Perf. by Page, Bentley Stone, Bettina Rosay, Walter Camryn, and members of the Federal Theater Ballet. Following the complete ballet, Page and the ensemble repeat a section. -- Combinations (approx. 21 min.). Scen/cos: after André Delfau. Recorded in rehearsal at Chicago Civic Theater, 1963. Perf. by the Chicago Opera Ballet: Orrin Kayan (the combiner), Ellen Everett (the muse), and others. -- Hear ye! Hear ye! (approx. 2 min.).
  • Film, consisting of headlines, screened during overture of ballet. Recorded ca. 1934.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1249 cassette 104
Title
Variations on Euclid [and] The flapper and the quarterback [and] Danse macabre [and] Love song [and] Combinations [and] Hear ye! Hear ye! [videorecording]
Imprint
1922-1963.
Series
Ruth Page Video Archives ; 104
Local Subject
Ballet in motion pictures. Variations on Euclid.
Ballet in motion pictures. The flapper and the quarterback.
Ballet in motion pictures. Danse macabre.
Cinedance.
Ballet in motion pictures. Love song.
Ballet in motion pictures. Combinations.
Ballet in motion pictures. Hear ye! Hear ye!
Added Author
Page, Ruth, 1899-1991, choreographer, dancer.
Hill, Dorothy, dancer.
Pwu, Jean Lee, dancer.
Mitchell, Ruth, dancer.
Bolm, Adolf, 1894-1951, choreographer, dancer.
Howland, Olin, 1886-1959, dancer.
Mirova, Vera, dancer.
Stone, Bentley, dancer.
Rosay, Bettina, dancer.
Camryn, Walter, dancer.
Kayan, Orrin, dancer.
Everett, Ellen, 1942- dancer.
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988. Costume designer
Flaum, Thea.
Delfau, André. Designer. Costume designer
Dupont, Paul. Costume designer
Murphy, Dudley, 1897-1968. Director
Remisoff, Nicolas. Designer. Costume designer
Tchelitchew, Pavel, 1898-1957. Designer. Costume designer
Chicago Opera Ballet.
Federal Dance Project.
Ballets Américains.
Added Title
Variations on Euclid (Choreographic work : Page)
Flapper and the quarterback (Choreographic work : Page)
Danse macabre (Choreographic work : Bolm)
Love song (Choreographic work : Page)
Combinations (Choreographic work : Page)
Hear ye! Hear ye! (Choreographic work : Page)
Gift of Ruth Page Foundation.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1249 cassette 104
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