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Margot Fonteyn

Title
Margot Fonteyn [videorecording] / a Degamo production ; directed and written by Keith Money ; produced by Adrian Gaye and Keith Money.
Publication
[1970]

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZHB 16-2669 RNCPerforming Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Additional Authors
  • Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991
  • Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993
  • Burton, Richard, 1925-1984
  • Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990
  • Róna, Viktor, 1936-1994
  • Wall, David
  • Saint Laurent, Yves
  • Margaret, Princess, Countess of Snowdon, 1930-2002
  • Money, Keith
  • Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988
  • Anisimova, Nina Aleksandrovna, 1909-
  • Sergeev, Nikolaĭ Grigor'evich, 1876-1951
  • Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910
  • Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901
  • Demetriou, Evdoros
  • Royal Ballet, performer.
Description
1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Summary
Profile of ballerina Margot Fonteyn in professional and private life, much of it told in her own words. Fonteyn is seen in class, rehearsal and performance excerpts ; at home in Panama with her husband Roberto de Arias ; with couturier Yves Saint Laurent in Paris ; with Princess Margaret at a function of the Royal Academy of Dancing. Among other topics, she discusses the discipline and self-sacrifices of being a dancer, and the challenges of her partnership with Rudolf Nureyev.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation.
Series Statement
Rudolf Nureyev Collection.
Uniform Title
  • Birthday offering (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Gayane (Choreographic work : Anisimova)
  • Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Petipa, M)
  • Swan lake (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Ivanov and Petipa, M)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Biographies.
  • Documentaries and factual films and programs.
  • Motion pictures.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by data sheet.
  • This recording also appears on *MGZIC 9-4489, and in excerpt form on *MGZIC 9-3355.
Credits (note)
  • Executive producer, Conway Wilson-Young ; incidental music, Evdoros Demetriou.
Contents
Dance excerpts: Birthday offering: pas de deux / recorded in dress rehearsal onstage ; choreography, Frederick Ashton ; music, Aleksandr Glazunov ; danced by Fonteyn and Nureyev. Ashton also appears on camera to work with the dancers -- Gayaneh: pas de deux / choreography, Nina Anisimova (?) ; music, Aram Khachaturian ; danced by Fonteyn and Viktor Róna. Includes only the adagio, female variation and coda -- The sleeping beauty. Act I / choreography, Nikolai Sergeev and Ashton after Petipa ; music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ; danced by Fonteyn and members of the Royal Ballet. Includes Aurora's entrance and variation and the Rose adagio -- Swan lake. Act II / recorded in studio rehearsal, in rehearsal clothes ; choreography, Sergeev and Ashton after Petipa and Ivanov ; music, Tchaikovsky ; danced by Fonteyn and David Wall.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-4119 RNC
OCLC
NYPY01-F117
Title
Margot Fonteyn [videorecording] / a Degamo production ; directed and written by Keith Money ; produced by Adrian Gaye and Keith Money.
Imprint
[1970]
Series
Rudolf Nureyev Collection.
Credits
Executive producer, Conway Wilson-Young ; incidental music, Evdoros Demetriou.
Performer
Interviewees: Margot Fonteyn, Fonteyn's mother [Hilda Hookham], Sammy Davis, Jr.
Introduced by Richard Burton.
Narrator: Patrick Allen.
Dancers: Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev, Viktor Róna, David Wall, members of the Royal Ballet.
Music played by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Evdoros Demetriou.
Added Author
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, dancer.
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993, dancer.
Burton, Richard, 1925-1984, commentator.
Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990, interviewee.
Róna, Viktor, 1936-1994, dancer.
Wall, David, dancer.
Saint Laurent, Yves, designer.
Margaret, Princess, Countess of Snowdon, 1930-2002, sponsor.
Money, Keith, director, producer, author.
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
Anisimova, Nina Aleksandrovna, 1909- choreographer.
Sergeev, Nikolaĭ Grigor'evich, 1876-1951, choreographer.
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910, choreographer.
Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901, choreographer.
Demetriou, Evdoros, composer, conductor.
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, interviewee.
Royal Ballet, performer.
Added Title
Birthday offering (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Gayane (Choreographic work : Anisimova)
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Petipa, M)
Swan lake (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Ivanov and Petipa, M)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-4119 RNC
*MGZHB 16-2669 RNC Additional copy ; 2 film reels (883 ft. and 1097 ft.) 16mm color composite answer print
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