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Margot

Title
Margot [videorecording] / directed by Tony Palmer.
Publication
2005.

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disc 1Moving imageUse in library *MGZIDVD 5-235 RNC disc 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
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Description
2 DVDs (NTSC) (164 min.) : sd. col.; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation.
Series Statement
Rudolf Nureyev Collection
Uniform Title
  • Façade (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
  • Salut d'amour à Margot Fonteyn (Choreographic work : Ashton)
  • Giselle (Choreographic work : Sergeev, N after Coralli and Perrot)
  • Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Petipa, M)
  • Corsair (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M). Pas de deux.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Documentaries and factual works.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Event (note)
  • Un-cut version of the documentary; the version broadcast on ITV in Aug. 2005 was approx. 50 min. shorter.
Contents
Disc 1 (82 min.) -- Disc 2 (82 min.)
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-235 RNC
Title
Margot [videorecording] / directed by Tony Palmer.
Imprint
2005.
Series
Rudolf Nureyev Collection
Performer
Interviewees include Lynn Seymour, Colette Clark, Avril Bergen, Meredith Daneman, David Scrase, Pheobe Fonteyn, Peter Wright, Hilda Hookham, Keith Money, Margot Fonteyn, Patsy, Lady Jellicoe, Beryl Grey, Ninette De Valois, Pamela May, Frederick Ashton, Robert Helpmann, John Tooley, Andrew Motion, Wendy Ellis Somes, Michael Somes, Michael Wood, Leslie Edwards, Joy Brown, Roland Petit, Donald MacLeary, Clive Barnes, Kenneth MacMillan, Monica Mason, Moira Shearer, David Wall, Deanne Bergsma, Antoinette Sibley, Anthony Dowell, Demond Kelly, Robert Gottleib, Joan Thring, John Wayne, Patricia Foy, Roberto Arias, Georgina Parkinson, Rudolf Nureyev, Rosario Galindo, Deborah MacMillian, Ana Cristina Alvarado, Buenaventura Medina, Rosita Arias Vallarino, Tony Burton.
Event
Un-cut version of the documentary; the version broadcast on ITV in Aug. 2005 was approx. 50 min. shorter.
Summary
Documentary about the life and career of Margot Fonteyn featuring new and archival interviews with colleagues, friends and family members interspersed with performance, newsreel and home movie footage. The documentary explores Fonteyn's on and off-stage struggles: her childhood and relationship with her mother; her dance training and position in the Royal Ballet; her relationship with conductor Constant Lambert; the Royal Ballet's experiences during World War II and the company's move to Covent Garden; Fonteyn's relationship with Roland Petit; the growth of her fame in America; her marriage to Dr. Roberto "Tito" Arias, its political implications, the effects of her husband's paralysis, her relationships with her son-in-law Roberto, her move to a farm in Panama; Fonteyn's dance partnership with Rudolf Nureyev; the continuation of her career despite age and health problems; her later life in Panama and financial difficulties; her death and legacy.
DANCE CONTENTS: excerpts of Margot Fonteyn performing in Swan lake, Sleeping beauty, First arabesque, Giselle (with Nureyev), Facade, The nutcracker, Le corsair (with Nureyev), Romeo and Juliet (with Nureyev), Salut d'amour. Also includes footage of Fonteyn and Nureyev in a rehearsal for Birthday offering.
Added Author
Palmer, Tony, 1941- Director
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991, dancer.
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991. Interviewee
Seymour, Lynn, 1939- Interviewee
Clark, Colette. Interviewee
Daneman, Meredith. Interviewee
Grey, Beryl, 1927- interviewee.
De Valois, Ninette, 1898-2001. Interviewee
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988. Interviewee
Helpmann, Robert, Sir, 1909-1986, interviewee.
Tooley, John. Interviewee
Motion, Andrew, 1952- Interviewee
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994. Interviewee
Somes, Wendy Ellis. Interviewee
Edwards, Leslie, 1916-2001. Interviewee
Petit, Roland, 1924-2011. Interviewee
Barnes, Clive, 1927-2008. Interviewee
MacMillan, Kenneth. Interviewee
Mason, Monica. Interviewee
Shearer, Moira, 1926-2006. Interviewee
Sibley, Antoinette. Interviewee
Dowell, Anthony. Interviewee
Kelly, Desmond. Interviewee
Gottlieb, Robert, 1931- Interviewee
Foy, Patricia. Interviewee
Parkinson, Georgina. Interviewee
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993. Interviewee
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993, dancer.
Royal Ballet.
Added Title
Façade (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Salut d'amour à Margot Fonteyn (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Giselle (Choreographic work : Sergeev, N after Coralli and Perrot)
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work : Ashton and Sergeev, N after Petipa, M)
Corsair (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M). Pas de deux.
Gift of the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-235 RNC
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