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[Miscellaneous pas de deux]

Title
[Miscellaneous pas de deux] [electronic resource] / produced in their entirety by Victor Jessen ; [performed by Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo].
Publication
[between 1948 and 1959]

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Additional Authors
Description
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (29 min.) : si., b&w
Series Statement
Victor Jessen Collection
Uniform Title
  • Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Ivanov)
  • Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Oboukhoff after Petipa, M). Pas de deux.
  • Coppelia (Choreographic work)
Alternative Title
  • Pas de deux classiques (Choreographic work)
  • Blue bird (Choreographic work)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Some cast members change during different performances; for example, Nora Kaye and John Kriza's roles in the Nutcracker are also performed by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin.
  • Incomplete works; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
  • Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen; additional credits from the Dance Division's *MGZB Ballet Theatre programs (Dec. 1949) and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo programs (1949).
Access (note)
  • Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Credits (note)
  • Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Funding (note)
  • Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
System Details (note)
  • Streaming video, transferred from 16mm reversal print via Digital Betacam cassettes.
Biography (note)
  • This film was pieced together by the filmmaker Victor Jessen from multiple performances filmed from various camera angles throughout several theater.
Contents
Nutcracker (ca. 9 min.) / choreography after Lev Ivanov ; dancers include Nora Kaye and John Kriza, Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin, and possibly Scott Douglas and Mia Slavenska -- Pas de deux classiques (Grand adagio, excerpts) (ca. 2 min.) / dancers, Alexandra Danilova and Frederic Franklin -- Blue bird (ca. 4 min.) / dancers possibly include Tamara Toumanova and Leon Danielian -- Don Quixote (ca. 10 min.) / choreography by Anatole Oboukhoff after Marius Petipa ; dancers include Alicia Alonzo and John Kriza, Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin and possibly Nana Gollner and Paul Petroff -- [Coppelia?] / dancers include Nicholas Magallanes and possibly Marie Jeanne (ca. 4 min.).
Call Number
*MGZIDF 1695
OCLC
439749913
Title
[Miscellaneous pas de deux] [electronic resource] / produced in their entirety by Victor Jessen ; [performed by Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo].
Imprint
[between 1948 and 1959]
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
Victor Jessen Collection
System Details
Streaming video, transferred from 16mm reversal print via Digital Betacam cassettes.
Credits
Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Performer
Performed by members of Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Funding
Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
Biography
This film was pieced together by the filmmaker Victor Jessen from multiple performances filmed from various camera angles throughout several theater.
Restricted Access
Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Local Note
Former call number: *MGZIDVD 5-5282
*MGZHB 8-1980, additional copy; 16mm (1 reel, 700 ft.). This print is stored for preservation. Use *MGZIDF 1695 instead.
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Added Author
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910, choreographer.
Oboukhoff, Anatole, choreographer.
Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901, choreographer.
Jessen, Victor. Cinematographer
Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987, dancer.
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004, dancer.
Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983, dancer.
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013, dancer.
Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997, dancer.
Slavenska, Mia, dancer.
Douglas, Scott, 1927-1996, dancer.
Danielian, Leon, 1920-1997, dancer.
Alonzo, Alicia, dancer.
Gollner, Nana, dancer.
Petroff, Paul, dancer.
Kriza, John, dancer.
Toumanova, Tamara, 1919-1996, dancer.
Magallanes, Nicholas, dancer.
Marie-Jeanne, 1920-2007, dancer.
Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Added Title
Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Ivanov)
Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Oboukhoff after Petipa, M). Pas de deux.
Pas de deux classiques (Choreographic work)
Blue bird (Choreographic work)
Coppelia (Choreographic work)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 1695
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