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Creole Giselle

Creole Giselle [videorecording]

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1 cassette. 87 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
Giselle (Choreographic work : Franklin after Petipa, M)
  • Made-for-television recording co-produced by A.M.E., Inc., Dance Theatre of Harlem, Danmarks Radio, and Jodav and Kroyt Brandt Prods, Inc. Distributed as a videocassette by Kultur, W. Long Branch, New Jersey. Executive producers: Herman Krawitz, Arthur Mitchell. Producers: Yanna Kroyt Brandt, Thomas Grimm. Director: Thomas Grimm. Narration written by Yanna Kroyt Brandt.
  • Choreography: Frederic Franklin, after Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, and Marius Petipa. Adapted for television by Franklin, Thomas Grimm, and Arthur Mitchell. Music: Adolphe Adam, edited for television by Milton Rosenstock. Scenario: Carl Michel and Arthur Mitchell. Scenery: Carl Michel and Ves Harper. Costumes: Carl Michel. Lighting: Jørgen Johannessen and Tim Hunter.
  • Performed by Dance Theatre of Harlem: Virginia Johnson (Giselle Lanaux), Eddie J. Shellman (Albert Monet-Cloutier), Lowell Smith (Hilarion Guidry), Cassandra Phifer (Madame Berthe Lanaux), Lorraine Graves (Myrtha), Zelda Wynn (grandmother), Judy Tyrus and Augustus Van Heerden (pas de deux), and others. Danish Radio Concert Orchestra conducted by Tadeusz Wojciechowski.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1373
  • 23814558
  • 23814558
Creole Giselle [videorecording]
Local Subject
Ballet in television. Creole Giselle.
Added Author
Johnson, Virginia, 1950- dancer.
Shellman, Eddie J., dancer.
Smith, Lowell, 1951-2007, dancer.
Phifer-Moore, Cassandra, dancer.
Graves, Lorraine, dancer.
Tyrus, Judy, dancer.
Van Heerden, Augustus, dancer.
Grimm, Thomas. Producer. Director
Krawitz, Herman E. Producer
Brandt, Yanna. Producer
Michel, Carl, 1928-2004. Set designer
Michel, Carl, 1928-2004. Costume designer
Michel, Carl, 1928-2004. Librettist
Harper, Ves. Designer
Hunter, Tim, lighting designer.
Johannessen, Jørgen.
Rosenstock, Milton. Arranger
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013, choreographer.
Mitchell, Arthur, 1934- Producer. Librettist
Dance Theatre of Harlem.
Added Title
Giselle (Choreographic work : Franklin after Petipa, M)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1373
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