Paganini: excerptsAdditional title: Paganini (Choreographic work : Fokin)
NamesFokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Choreographer)Moulin, Geneviève (Dancer)Rostoff, Dimitri (Dancer)Dokoudovsky, Vladimir (Dancer)Soudeikine, Serge (Set designer)Soudeikine, Serge (Costume designer)Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil (Performer)Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943 (Composer)
Victor Jessen Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1946 (Questionable)
Table of ContentsScene I (ca. 3 min.) -- Scene II (ca. 3 min.) -- Scene III (ca. 4 min.).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1697
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography by [Michel] Fokine ; music by [Sergei] Rachmaninoff ; [performed by Original Ballet Russe].Credits partially from book entitled Without permission, by Victor Jessen.Creation/production credits: Music, Sergei Rakhmaninov (Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini); scenery & costumes, Serge Soudeikine.Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.Performers: Possibly performed by Genevieve Moulin, Dimitri Rostoff and/or Vladimir Dokoudovsky and members of the Original Ballet Russe.Venue: Filmed during multiple performances probably during the revival season of 1946-47.Funding: Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas 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 DescriptionFilm reelExtent: 1 film reel (13 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mmPoor visual quality; dark, grainy (Scene I).Miscellaneous sections; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera locations.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18067180Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 94bc6c20-f86f-0130-3f8b-3c075448cc4b
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