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Title
Nora Kaye
Additional title: Pas de quatre (Choreographic work : Dolin)
Additional title: Age of anxiety (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Additional title: Pas de trois [1951] (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Jardin aux lilas (Choreographic work : Tudor)
Additional title: Aurora's wedding (Choreographic work : Dolin after Petipa, M)
Additional title: Streetcar named desire (Choreographic work : Bettis)
Additional title: Pillar of fire (Choreographic work : Tudor)
Additional title: Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : Tudor)
Additional title: Waltz academy (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Gift of the magi (Choreographic work : Semenoff)
Additional title: Apollo (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: On stage (Choreographic work : Kidd)
Additional title: Caprichos (Choreographic work : Ross, H)
Names
Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987 (Dancer)
Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986 (Dancer)
Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994 (Dancer)
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004 (Dancer)
Osato, Sono, 1919- (Dancer)
Conrad, Karen (Dancer)
Lloyd, Paula (Dancer)
Gollner, Nana (Dancer)
Lyon, Annabelle, 1916-2011 (Dancer)
Alonso, Alicia, 1921- (Dancer)
Le Clercq, Tanaquil (Dancer)
Laing, Hugh (Dancer)
Tobias, Roy (Dancer)
Kriza, John (Dancer)
Moncion, Francisco (Dancer)
Arova, Sonia (Dancer)
Eglevsky, André (Dancer)
Sanders, Job (Dancer)
Tallchief, Maria (Dancer)
Gladke, Peter, 1922-1996 (Dancer)
Mayer, Christine (Dancer)
Adams, Diana, 1926-1993 (Dancer)
Douglas, Scott, 1927-1996 (Dancer)
Reed, Janet, 1916-2000 (Dancer)
Koesun, Ruth Ann (Dancer)
Petroff, Paul (Dancer)
Fallis, Barbara (Dancer)
Braun, Eric (Dancer)
Brown, Kelly, d. 1981 (Dancer)
Kidd, Michael, 1915-2007 (Dancer)
Kidd, Michael, 1915-2007 (Choreographer)
Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982 (Choreographer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Barzel, Ann (Cinematographer)
Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983 (Choreographer)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Robbins, Jerome (Dancer)
Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)
Semenoff, Simon, 1908-1987 (Choreographer)
Ross, Herbert, 1927-2001 (Choreographer)
Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987 (Dancer)
Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987 (Choreographer)
Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (Production company)
American Ballet Theatre (Production company)
New York City Ballet (Production company)
Tri-Star Pictures (Production company)
Ross, Herbert, 1927-2001 (Donor)
Collection

Ann Barzel Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1941 - 1959 (Inferred)
Place: United States
Table of Contents
Pas de quatre : [excerpts] / choreography, Anton Dolin ; costumes, after the lithograph by A.E. Chalon ; danced by Kaye (Grisi), Alicia Markova (Taglioni), Karen Conrad (Grahn), and Annabelle Lyon (Cerrito) -- Age of anxiety : [excerpts] / choreography, Jerome Robbins ; scenery and costumes, Oliver Smith ; danced by Nora Kaye, Tanaquil Le Clercq, Roy Tobias, Francisco Moncion, and others -- Pas de trois [1951] [also called Minkus pas de trois] : [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; costumes, Barbara Karinska ; danced by Nora Kaye, Maria Tallchief, and André Eglevsky -- Princess Aurora: Rose adagio : [excerpts] / choreography, Anton Dolin after Marius Petipa ; scenery, Michel Baronov after Léon Bakst ; costumes, Karinska after Bakst ; danced by Nora Kaye and four male dancers -- Jardin aux lilas : [excerpts] / choreography, Antony Tudor ; scenery and costumes, Raymond Sovey after Hugh Stevenson ; danced by Nora Kaye (Caroline), Hugh Laing (her lover), Job Sanders (the man she must marry), Sonia Arova (an episode in his past), and others -- A streetcar named desire : [excerpts] / choreography, Valerie Bettis ; scenery, Peter Larkin ; costumes, Saul Bolasni ; danced by Nora Kaye (Blanche), Christine Mayer (Stella), John Kriza (Stanley), Scott Douglas (Mitch), and others -- Pillar of fire : [excerpts] / choreography, Antony Tudor ; scenery and costumes, Jo Mielziner ; danced by Nora Kaye (Hagar), Hugh Laing (young man from the house opposite), Antony Tudor (friend), Lucia Chase (eldest sister), Sono Osato, and others -- Romeo and Juliet : [excerpts] / choreography, Antony Tudor ; scenery and costumes, Eugene Berman ; danced by Nora Kaye (Juliet), Hugh Laing (Romeo), Antony Tudor (Tybalt), Jerome Robbins (Mercutio), Peter Gladke, Diana Adams (Rosaline?), and others ; more than one cast appears in the supporting roles -- Waltz academy : [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; scenery, Oliver Smith ; costumes, Alvin Colt ; danced by Nora Kaye, Nana Gollner, Paul Petroff, and others -- Pillar of fire : [excerpts] / choreography, Antony Tudor ; scenery and costumes, Jo Mielziner ; danced by Nora Kaye (Hagar), Hugh Laing (young man from the house opposite), Antony Tudor (friend), Lucia Chase (eldest sister), Sono Osato, and others -- Gift of the Magi : [excerpts] / choreography, Simon Semenoff ; scenery and costumes, Raoul Pène du Bois ; danced by Nora Kaye (Della), John Kriza (Jim), and others -- Apollo : [excerpts] / choreography, George Balanchine ; scenery, Eugene B. Dunkel ; costumes, Karinska ; danced by Igor Youskevitch (Apollo ; first solo and pas d'action), André Eglevsky (Apollo ; repetition of pas d'action and remainder of ballet), Alicia Alonso (Terpsichore), Nora Kaye (Polyhymnia), and Barbara Fallis (Calliope).
On stage! : [excerpts] / choreography, Michael Kidd ; scenery, Oliver Smith ; costumes, Alvin Colt ; danced by Nora Kaye (ballerina), John Kriza (her partner), Janet Reed (girl in pink), Michael Kidd (handyman) ; Ruth Ann Koesun also appears as the girl in pink -- Candid footage of Nora Kaye, Janet Reed, and Nana Gollner making up in the dressing room -- Caprichos : [excerpts] / filming date unknown [1950 or later] ; choreography, Herbert Ross ; costumes, Helene Pons ; danced by Paula Lloyd, Alicia Alonso, Ruth Ann Koesun, John Kriza, Eric Braun, and Kelly Brown.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6065
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-2514 (former)
Topics
Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Motion pictures
Compilation films
Notes
Creation/production credits: produced by Tri-Star Pictures, Inc. ; filmed by Ann Barzel.
Venue: Pas de quatre filmed in 1941. Age of anxiety filmed in 1955. Pas de trois filmed in 1955. The excerpts from the Rose adagio in Princess Aurora filmed in 1942. Excerpts from Jardin aux lilas filmed in the 1950s. Excerpts from A streetcar named desire filmed in the 1950s. Excerpts from Pillar of fire filmed in 1943. Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet filmed in 1944. Excerpts from Waltz academy filmed in the 1940s. Filming date for excerpts from Gift of the Magi unknown [1945 or later]. Excerpts from Apollo filmed in 1946. Excerpts from On stage! filmed in the late 1940's. Filming date for excerpts from Caprichos unknown [1950 or later].
Performers: Performed by Nora Kaye and members of the New York City Ballet (Age of anxiety, Pas de trois [1951]) and American Ballet Theatre (all other ballets).
Content: Compilation of ballet excerpts filmed in performance on various dates (1941 to 195-?).
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (59 min.) : silent, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906011541-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168515
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 539caaf0-a850-0134-3483-00505686a51c
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Item timeline of events

  • 1920: Creator Born
  • 1941: Created (Approximate)
  • 1987: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Nora Kaye" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941 - 1959. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5427e4e0-ef96-0133-1e83-60f81dd2b63c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Nora Kaye" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/5427e4e0-ef96-0133-1e83-60f81dd2b63c

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Nora Kaye