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Sackerlotzky, Heide (Dancer)
Chaskes, Leslie (Dancer)
Cremins, Pat (Dancer)
Montes, Henry (Dancer)
Heuts, Olivier (Dancer)
Appels, Jonathon (Choreographer)
Sonami, Laetitia de Compiègne (Composer)
Hackett, Tracy (Costume designer)
Giusti, Roseline (Author)
Lacharme, Raymond (Author)
Manlay, Jacques (Director)
Company Appels (Performer)
France 3 cinéma (Firm) (Producer)

Jonathon Appels Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1989
Place: France
Publisher: FR3 Aquitaine
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8620
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6214 (former)
Court tennis
Tennis Court Oath, Versailles, France, 1789
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Educational films
Statement of responsibility: coproduced by FR3 Aquitaine, la ville de Mérignac, and the Jeu de Paume ; directed by Jacques Manlay ; conception and text by Roseline Giusti and Raymond Lacharme ; choreography by Jonathon Appels.
Creation/production credits: Dramaturgy, Martine Bourdeau ; music, Laetitia Sonami de Compiègne ; costumes, Tracy Hackett ; technical direction, Suzan Poulin.
Performers: Danced by Company Appels: Heide Sackerlotzky, Leslie Chaskes, Pat Cremins, Henry Montes, Olivier Heuts.
Performers: Text of the Serment du Jeu de Paume (Tennis Court Oath) spoken by Bernard Fronsacq. Text by Raymond Lacharme and Roseline Giusti spoken by Philippe Cointin.
Venue: Dance performance recorded at the Espace Culturel du Pin Galant, Mérignac, France, on June 16, 1989.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (25 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Dance work inspired by jeu de paume, later called court tennis, a racket sport that originated in medieval times. Preceding the performance is a brief history of the game, and its link to the Tennis Court Oath, or Serment du Jeu de Paume, of June 20, 1789, a key event in the French Revolution.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14511533
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 04c94a70-8b3e-0135-02b6-49a9fb367246
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1989: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dansons le jeu de paume" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1989.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dansons le jeu de paume" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 29, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1989). Dansons le jeu de paume Retrieved from

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Dansons le jeu de paume