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[Dance films by Ann Barzel]

Title
[Dance films by Ann Barzel] [videorecording]
Publication
1940-1954.

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Description
1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (61 min.) : si., b&w and col.; 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Ann Barzel Collection.
Uniform Title
  • Constantia (Choreographic work : Dollar)
  • Theme and variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Mademoiselle Angot (Choreographic work : Massine)
  • Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Tudor)
  • Swan lake (Choreographic work). Black swan pas de deux.
  • Labyrinth (Choreographic work : Massine)
  • New Yorker (Choreographic work : Massine)
  • Danses concertantes (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Bourgeois gentilhomme (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
  • Raymonda (Choreographic work : Balanchine and Danilova, A after Petipa, M)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Motion pictures.
  • Video.
Note
  • Title from information provided by donor.
Event (note)
  • Filmed in performance at various locations and dates by Ann Barzel.
Contents
  • Constantia (ca. 5 min., b&w) / recorded in performance in 1954 ; choreography, William Dollar ; scenery and costumes, Robert Davison ; danced by Ballet Theatre: Melissa Hayden, John Kriza (?), Lupe Serrano, and others.
  • Theme and variations (ca. 11 min., col. and b&w) / the first 10 1/2 min. recorded in several performances in 1947, and edited for continuity, with some repetition ; the final 15 sec. recorded ca. 1949 ; choreography, George Balanchine ; scenery and costumes, Woodman Thompson ; danced by Ballet Theatre ; first segment led by Alicia Alonso and Igor Youskevitch ; final segment led by Maria Tallchief.
  • Mademoiselle Angot (ca. 4 min., b&w) / recorded in performance, location(s) and date(s) not identified ; choreography, Léonide Massine ; scenery and costumes, Mstislav Doboujinsky ; danced by Ballet Theatre: André Eglevsky (artist), Rosella Hightower (aristocrat) ; other cast members may be Janet Reed (soubrette), Michael Kidd (barber).
  • Romeo and Juliet (ca. 10 min., b&w and col.) / recorded in several performances with different casts, between 1943-1950 ; choreography, Antony Tudor ; scenery and costumes, Eugene Berman ; danced by Ballet Theatre (multiple casts): Hugh Laing (Romeo), Alicia Markova (Juliet), Nora Kaye (Juliet), Jerome Robbins (Mercutio), Antony Tudor (Tybalt), Diana Adams (Rosaline), and others.
  • Black swan pas de deux (ca. 30 sec., b&w) / recorded in performance, location and date not identified, ca. 1949 ; choreography, after Marius Petipa ; choreography for Odile's variation, George Balanchine ; danced by Maria Tallchief and Igor Youskevitch on a Ballet Theatre program.
  • Romeo and Juliet (ca. 1 min., b&w) / recorded in performance, location and date not identified ; choreography, Antony Tudor ; scenery and costumes, Eugene Berman ; danced by Ballet Theatre: Nora Kaye (Juliet), Hugh Laing (Romeo), and others.
  • Labyrinth (ca. 4 min., b&w) / recorded in performance in 1941 ; choreography, Léonide Massine ; libretto, Salvador Dalí (based on the myth of Theseus and Ariadne) ; scenery and costumes, Dalí ; danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo: Igor Youskevitch (Theseus), Tamara Toumanova (Ariadne), and others.
  • The New Yorker (ca. 9 min., b&w) / recorded in two performances, ca. 1940 ; choreography, Léonide Massine ; libretto, Rea Irvin and Massine ; scenery and costumes, Carl Kent, after Rea Irvin and Nathalie Crothers ; based on cartoons published in the New Yorker magazine by Peter Arno, Helen E. Hokinson, William Steig, Otto Soglow, and others ; danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo: Léonide Massine (timid man), Rosella Hightower (a guest), Frederic Franklin (gossip columnist), Alexandra Danilova (the girl), Tatiana Chamié (Hokinson lady), George Zoritch (Eustace Tilley), Marc Platoff (policeman), Natalie Krassovska (debutante), and others.
  • Danses concertantes (ca. 6 min., b&w) / recorded in performance in 1945 ; choreography, George Balanchine ; scenery and costumes, Eugene Berman ; danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo: Alexandra Danilova, Leon Danielian, Maria Tallchief, Mary Ellen Moylan, Nicholas Magallanes, and others.
  • Le bourgeois gentilhomme (ca. 1 min., col.) / recorded in performance, ca. 1944 ; choreography, George Balanchine ; scenery and costumes, Eugene Berman ; danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo: Mary Ellen Moylan (leader of pas de sept), Michel Katcharoff (M. Jourdain), Natalie Krassovska (Lucile), Nicholas Magallanes (Cleonte), and others.
  • Raymonda (ca. 9 min., b&w) / recorded in two performances in 1946 and 1947, edited for continuity ; choreography, George Balanchine and Alexandra Danilova after Marius Petipa ; libretto, Lydia Pashkova and Petipa ; scenery and costumes, Alexandre Benois ; danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (multiple casts): Natalie Krassovska (Raymonda), Nicholas Magallanes (Jean de Brienne), Frederic Franklin (Jean de Brienne), Leon Danielian (favorite slave of Abd-er-Raham), Maria Tallchief, Yvonne Chouteau, Ruthanna Boris, Patricia Wilde, Gertrude Tyven, and others.
Call Number
*MGZHB 20-2519
Title
[Dance films by Ann Barzel] [videorecording]
Imprint
1940-1954.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Filmed in performance at various locations and dates by Ann Barzel.
Summary
Compilation of excerpts from ten ballets presented by Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Footage of Alicia Alonso dancing Theme and variations is also contained on *MGZIDVD 5-6058, Alicia Alonzo [videorecording] : Orbit of a legend.
Local Subject
Comedy in dance.
Drama and dance.
Art and dance.
Added Author
Hayden, Melissa, dancer.
Kriza, John, 1919-1975, dancer.
Serrano, Lupe, dancer.
Alonso, Alicia, 1920-2019, dancer.
Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994, dancer.
Tallchief, Maria, dancer.
Hightower, Rosella, dancer.
Eglevsky, André, dancer.
Laing, Hugh, dancer.
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004, dancer.
Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987, dancer.
Robbins, Jerome, dancer.
Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987, dancer.
Adams, Diana, dancer.
Toumanova, Tamara, dancer.
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013, dancer.
Chamié, Tatiana, dancer.
Zoritch, George, 1917-2009, dancer.
Platt, Marc, 1913-2014, dancer.
Krassovska, Natalie, dancer.
Danielian, Leon, 1920-1997, dancer.
Moylan, Mary Ellen, dancer.
Magallanes, Nicholas, dancer.
Katcharoff, Michel, dancer.
Chouteau, Yvonne, dancer.
Boris, Ruthanna, dancer.
Wilde, Patricia, 1928- dancer.
Tyven, Gertrude, -1966, dancer.
Dollar, William, choreographer.
Balanchine, George, choreographer.
Massine, Leonide, 1896-1979, choreographer, dancer.
Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987, choreographer.
Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997, choreographer, dancer.
Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989, designer, costume designer, librettist.
Barzel, Ann, cinematographer.
American Ballet Theatre.
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
DHCA.
Added Title
Constantia (Choreographic work : Dollar)
Theme and variations (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Mademoiselle Angot (Choreographic work : Massine)
Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Tudor)
Swan lake (Choreographic work). Black swan pas de deux.
Labyrinth (Choreographic work : Massine)
New Yorker (Choreographic work : Massine)
Danses concertantes (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Bourgeois gentilhomme (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Raymonda (Choreographic work : Balanchine and Danilova, A after Petipa, M)
Ann Barzel Collection.
Research Call Number
*MGZHB 20-2519 Additional copy ; 1 film reel (1355 ft.) si. at sd. speed. 16 mm
*MGZIC 9-3594
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