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The Royal Ballet in Les deux pigeons at rehearsal

Title
The Royal Ballet in Les deux pigeons [electronic resource] : at rehearsal / choreography by Frederick Ashton ; music by André Messager ; scenery and costumes by Jacques Dupont ; performed by The Royal Ballet.
Publication
[1961?]

Available Online

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988
  • Messager, André, 1853-1929.
  • Dupont, Jacques, designer.
  • Wood, Edmée.
  • Gable, Christopher
  • Seymour, Lynn, 1939-
  • Bishop, Shirley
  • Anderton, Elizabeth, 1938-
  • Mead, Robert, 1940-1988
  • Mosaval, Johaar
  • Royal Ballet.
  • Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation. fnd
Description
2 streaming video files (NTSC) (59 min.) : sd., b&w
Summary
Based on the fable La fontaine by Henry Régnier and Louis Mérante.
Uniform Title
Deux pigeons (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Alternative Title
Royal Ballet in rehearsal: Les deux pigeons.
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • British Film Institute catalog record lists the performance year as 1961. The New York Public Library information lists the performance year as 1962.
  • British Film Institute's Film & TV database lists the title as: The Royal Ballet in rehearsal: Les deux pigeons.
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video files online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Photography by Film Service of Edmée Wood.
Performer (note)
  • Christopher Gable (the young man) ; Lynn Seymour (the young girl) ; Shirley Bishop (his mother) ; her friends: Judith Colborne, Kathleen Geldard, Jacqueline Williams, Judith Maden, Helen Starr, Elaine Thomas, Alfreda Thorogood, Phyllis Spiria ; Elizabeth Anderton (a gypsy girl) ; Robert Mead (her lover) ; Johaar Mosaval (a gypsy boy) ; Joan Blakeney, Kathleen Gildard, Varerie Taylor, Dorothea Zaymes, Barbara Remington, Carloe Needham, Gillian Orpin, Jennifer Layland, Rita Evans, Robyn Croft, Denise Thomas, Janet Burgess, Alan Alder, David Boswell, Gary Sherwood, Jeffrey Phillips, Adrian Grater, Ian Hamilton, David Howard, Colin Jones, Gordon Aitken, Cavan Orwell, Terry Westmoreland, Alan Beale (gypsies) ; Sheila Humphreys, Sylvia Michael, Myrleen Hedley, David Jones, David Gordon (sightseers) ; Shirley Bishop, Valerie Deakin, Lorna Mossford (two [i.e. three] old crones).
Event (note)
  • Filmed in rehearsal with costumes in 1961 or 1962.
Funding (note)
  • Transferred to video and cataloged with funds provided by the Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation.
System Details (note)
  • Streaming video, transferred from Digital Betacam cassette.
Contents
  • Reel 1. Act I: A studio in Paris (ca. 26 min.).
  • Reel 2. Act II, Scene I: A gypsy encampment near Paris (ca. 22 min.) -- Scene II: Back to the studio (ca. 9 min.).
Call Number
*MGZIDF 1737
OCLC
  • 318547783
  • 318547783
Title
The Royal Ballet in Les deux pigeons [electronic resource] : at rehearsal / choreography by Frederick Ashton ; music by André Messager ; scenery and costumes by Jacques Dupont ; performed by The Royal Ballet.
Imprint
[1961?]
System Details
Streaming video, transferred from Digital Betacam cassette.
Cast
Christopher Gable (the young man) ; Lynn Seymour (the young girl) ; Shirley Bishop (his mother) ; her friends: Judith Colborne, Kathleen Geldard, Jacqueline Williams, Judith Maden, Helen Starr, Elaine Thomas, Alfreda Thorogood, Phyllis Spiria ; Elizabeth Anderton (a gypsy girl) ; Robert Mead (her lover) ; Johaar Mosaval (a gypsy boy) ; Joan Blakeney, Kathleen Gildard, Varerie Taylor, Dorothea Zaymes, Barbara Remington, Carloe Needham, Gillian Orpin, Jennifer Layland, Rita Evans, Robyn Croft, Denise Thomas, Janet Burgess, Alan Alder, David Boswell, Gary Sherwood, Jeffrey Phillips, Adrian Grater, Ian Hamilton, David Howard, Colin Jones, Gordon Aitken, Cavan Orwell, Terry Westmoreland, Alan Beale (gypsies) ; Sheila Humphreys, Sylvia Michael, Myrleen Hedley, David Jones, David Gordon (sightseers) ; Shirley Bishop, Valerie Deakin, Lorna Mossford (two [i.e. three] old crones).
Credits
Photography by Film Service of Edmée Wood.
Event
Filmed in rehearsal with costumes in 1961 or 1962.
Funding
Transferred to video and cataloged with funds provided by the Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video files online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIDVD 5-4847
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Added Author
Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988, choreographer.
Messager, André, 1853-1929. Deux pigeons.
Dupont, Jacques, designer.
Wood, Edmée. Cinematographer
Gable, Christopher, dancer.
Seymour, Lynn, 1939- dancer.
Bishop, Shirley, dancer.
Anderton, Elizabeth, 1938- dancer.
Mead, Robert, 1940-1988, dancer.
Mosaval, Johaar, dancer.
Royal Ballet.
Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation. Funder
Added Title
Deux pigeons (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Royal Ballet in rehearsal: Les deux pigeons.
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 1737
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