Diaghilev: a portrait
NamesGeva, Tamara (Narrator)Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983 (Interviewee)Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997 (Interviewee)Doubrovska, Felia, 1896-1981 (Interviewee)De Valois, Ninette, 1898- (Interviewee)Balanchine, George (Interviewee)Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004 (Interviewee)Stravinsky, Vera (Interviewee)Pavloff, Michel, 1891-1981 (Interviewee)Massine, Leonide, 1896-1979 (Interviewee)Rieti, Vittorio, 1898- (Interviewee)Adam, Peter (Producer)
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1979
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 7311Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-496 (former)
TopicsDiaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929Ballets russes
Genrestwo-dimensional moving imageBiographiesInterviews
NotesA BBC Television production, in association with RM Productions, Munich. Produced and directed by Peter Adam. Written and narrated by Tamara Geva.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 2 streaming video files (PAL (cassette 1) and NTSC (cassette 2)) (68 min.) :sd., col.
DescriptionA documentary portrait of Sergei Diaghilev, his life, work, and contributions, as seen through the eyes of some of those who knew him and worked with him. Includes interviews with Anton Dolin, Alexandra Danilova, Felia Doubrovska, Ninette De Valois, George Balanchine, Alicia Markova, Vera Stravinsky, Michel Pavloff, Leonide Massine, and Vittorio Rieti. Also includes brief excerpts of the ballets Les sylphides (Royal Ballet production with Fonteyn and Nureyev), Petrouchka (National Theatre Ballet, Prague, with Carla Fracci and Paolo Bortoluzzi), The sleeping beauty and Les noces (Royal Ballet productions), L'Après-midi d'un faune, and Parade.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY837031789-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160013Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3d9f5090-7b9e-0135-1c73-043469b3c4d2
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