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Title
Graduation ball
Additional title: Graduation ball (Choreographic work : Lichine)
Names
Lichine, David (Choreographer)
Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)
Kriza, John (Dancer)
Alonso, Alicia, 1921- (Dancer)
Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (Performer)
Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation (Funder)
Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899 (Composer)
Collection

Victor Jessen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1954 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1685
Topics
Ballet
Jessen, Victor
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: choreography, David Lichine ; music by Johann Strauss ; performed by Ballet Theatre.
Completed work; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
Credits from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen.
Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Performers: Cast includes: John Kriza, Alicia Alonzo and members of Ballet Theatre.
Venue: Filmed during multiple performances possibly at the San Francisco Opera House, March 1954.
Funding: Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation.
System details: Streaming video, transferred from 16mm reversal print via Digital Betacam cassettes.
Biographical/historical: This film was pieced together by the filmmaker Victor Jessen from multiple performances filmed from various camera angles throughout the theater.
Physical Description
Film reel
Extent: 3 film reels (120 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mm
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18061167
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7ab716e0-f86f-0130-909b-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1954: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Graduation ball" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1954. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7ba18310-f86f-0130-b55a-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Graduation ball" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7ba18310-f86f-0130-b55a-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1954). Graduation ball Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7ba18310-f86f-0130-b55a-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Graduation ball