Prince Igor: Polovtsian dances from the opera "Prince Igor"Additional title: Polovtsian dancesAdditional title: Polovetskian dancesAdditional title: Prince Igor (Choreographic work : after Fokine)
NamesFokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Choreographer)Roerich, Nicholas, 1874-1947 (Set designer)Roerich, Nicholas, 1874-1947 (Costume designer)Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil (Performer)Borodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887 (Composer)
Victor Jessen Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1946 (Questionable)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1700
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography after Michel Fokine ; music by [Aleksandr] Borodin ; [performed by Original Ballet Russe].Credits partially from book entitled Without permission, by Victor Jessen.Creation/production credits: Scenery & costumes, Nikolaĭ Roerich.Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.Performers: Danced by 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 cassette.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 (27 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mmMiscellaneous sections; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera locations.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18067184Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a0dfb8e0-f86f-0130-2cbe-3c075448cc4b
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