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Additional title: Firebird
Additional title: Firebird (Choreographic work : Grigoriev and Tchernicheva after Fokin)
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994
Lindsay, Rosemary
White, Franklin, 1924-
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 (Composer)
Goncharova, Natalii͡a Sergeevna, 1881-1962 (Designer)
Grigorʹev, S. L.(Sergeĭ Leonidovich), 1883-1968
Tchernicheva, Lubov
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942
Czinner, Paul, 1890-1972 (Producer)
Royal Ballet

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1960
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8654
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-2604 (former)
two-dimensional moving image
Excerpt from the motion picture The Royal Ballet, produced by Paul Czinner Productions for Poetic Films Ltd. in association with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Presented by J. Arthur Rank. Producer/director: Paul Czinner. For a complete recording of this motion picture, see: *MGZIC 9-214 The Royal Ballet.
Choreography: Serge Grigoriev and Lubov Tchernicheva after Mikhail Fokin. Music: Igor Stravinski. Scenery/costumes: Natalia Goncharova.
Danced by members of the Royal Ballet: Margot Fonteyn (the Firebird), Michael Somes (Prince Ivan), Rosemary Lindsay (the beautiful Tsarevna), Franklin White (Kastchei), and ensemble.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (34 min.) :sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY916044009-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12170527
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc8c2f70-7b85-0135-161d-6d7c27dd2fc1
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1919: Creator Born
  • 1960: Issued
  • 1991: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Firebird" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Firebird" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1960). Firebird Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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