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Ballets Russes [videorecording]

Title
Ballets Russes [videorecording] / a Geller/Goldfine production ; produced and directed by Dayna Goldfine & Dan Geller ; produced by Robert Hawk, Douglas Blair Turnbaugh ; written by Dan Geller ... [et al.].
Publication
New York : Zeitgeist Films/Zeitgeist Video, c2006.

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Description
1 videodisc (NTSC) (119 min.) : sd., col. and b&w; 4 3/4 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of George Dorris.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Documentary.
  • "A Zeitgeist Films release."
  • Special thanks to the Ballets Russes dancers interviewed: Barbara Arms, Irina Baronova, Lois Bewley, Irina Borowska, Yvonne Chouteau, Yvonne Craig, Patricia Denise Galian, Frederic Franklin, Myrna Galle, Alan Howard, Jean Hunt, Nathalie Krassovska, Moscelyne Larkin, Roberta Laune, Tatiana Leskova, Dame Alicia Markova, Dorothy Matsie Wade, Nina Novak, Patricia Peters Doyle, Marc Platt, Wakefield Poole, Tania Riabouchinska, Libby Salerno, Howard Sayette, Mia Slavenska, Tatiana Stepanova, Maria Tallchief, Tamara Tchinarova, Miguel Terekhov, Nini Theilade, Valrene Tweedie, Walda Welch Cobain, Raven Wilkinson, George Zoritch, Rochelle Zide.
  • Program content: c2005.
  • "Not rated"--Container.
  • "Z1081"--Disc label.
  • End credits include: Thanks to the Dance Division, New York Public Library.
Credits (note)
  • Director of photography, Dan Geller ; editors, Dan Geller, Dayna Goldfine, Gary Weimberg ; original music, Todd Boekelheide, David Conte.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
  • DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation, 1.85:1 aspect ratio; stereo surround.
Contents
Extra features: Encores (ca. 69 min.) -- Additional footage: Dancer beginnings (ca. 9 min.) / Frederic Franklin, Alicia Markova, George Zoritch, Maria Tallchief, Alan Howard ; Collaborations (ca. 20 min.) / Igor Stravinsky, Michel Fokine, George Balanchine, Leonide Massine, Bronislava Nijinska, Richard Rodgers ; Behind the velvet curtain (ca. 13 min.) / On George Zoritch, One final reunion, A baby ballerina elopes, On Mia Slavenska, A love affair, Rituals and supersitions, A partnership begins ; The rehearsal studio (ca. 17 min.) / Krassovska, Zoritch & Spectra de la Rose; Frederic Franklin in Romeo amd Juliet; Markova at London Studio Centre; Alan Howard & Les Ballets Trocadero; Nathalie Krassovska in Dallas; Frederic Franklin & Cincinnati Ballet -- Archival footage (ca. 7 min.) / Swan lake (Tallchief & Franklin), The Red Poppy (Franklin), Don Quixote (Tallchief & Danielian), Don Quixote (Slavenska), Giselle (Alonso & Youskevitch), Raymonda (Krassovska) -- Photo galleries / The stars, More Ballets Russes dancers, Souvenir program covers -- Theatrical trailer (ca. 3 min.).
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2756
OCLC
64448914
Title
Ballets Russes [videorecording] / a Geller/Goldfine production ; produced and directed by Dayna Goldfine & Dan Geller ; produced by Robert Hawk, Douglas Blair Turnbaugh ; written by Dan Geller ... [et al.].
Imprint
New York : Zeitgeist Films/Zeitgeist Video, c2006.
Edition
Widescreen.
System Details
DVD.
Performer
Narrator, Marian Seldes ; interviews with members of the Ballets Russes.
Credits
Director of photography, Dan Geller ; editors, Dan Geller, Dayna Goldfine, Gary Weimberg ; original music, Todd Boekelheide, David Conte.
System Details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation, 1.85:1 aspect ratio; stereo surround.
Summary
Presents an oral history of the Ballets Russes from the point of view of its many surviving performers. Dancers discuss working with George Balanchine. Includes performance footage.
Added Author
Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil.
Goldfine, Dayna. Director
Goldfine, Dayna. Producer
Geller, Daniel. Director
Geller, Daniel. Producer
Hawk, Robert. Producer
Turnbaugh, Douglas Blair. Producer
Seldes, Marian, narrator.
Weimberg, Gary. Editor
Boekelheide, Todd. Composer
Baronova, Irina. Interviewee
Baronova, Irina, dancer.
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013. Interviewee
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013, dancer.
Howard, Alan, 1930- Interviewee
Howard, Alan, 1930- dancer.
Krassovska, Nathalie, 1918-2005. Interviewee
Krassovska, Nathalie, 1918-2005, dancer.
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004. Interviewee
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004, dancer.
Platt, Marc, 1913-2014, interviewee.
Platt, Marc, 1913-2014, dancer.
Riabouchinska, Tatiana. Interviewee
Riabouchinska, Tatiana, dancer.
Slavenska, Mia. Interviewee
Slavenska, Mia, dancer.
Tallchief, Maria. Interviewee
Tallchief, Maria, dancer.
Theilade, Nini. Interviewee
Theilade, Nini, dancer.
Wilkinson, Raven. Interviewee
Wilkinson, Raven, dancer.
Zoritch, George, 1917-2009 Interviewee
Zoritch, George, 1917-2009, dancer.
Conte, David, 1955- Composer
Ballets Russes du Col. W. de Basil.
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Dance Division. New York Public Library.
Ballets russes.
Geller/Goldfine Productions.
Zeitgeist Films.
Zeitgeist Films
Added Title
Gift of George Dorris.
Publisher No.
Z1081 Zeitgeist Films/Zeitgeist Video
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-2756
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