Tally ho: or The frail quarryAdditional title: Tally-ho (Choreographic work : De Mille)
NamesDe Mille, Agnes (Choreographer)Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)Reed, Janet, 1916-2000 (Dancer)Laing, Hugh (Dancer)Kriza, John (Dancer)Lynn, Bambi (Dancer)Bentley, Muriel (Dancer)Motley, pseud (Designer)Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (Performer)Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787 (Composer)Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste, 1741-1813 (Composer)
Victor Jessen Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1948 - 1954
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1711
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography, Agnes de Mille ; music by [Christoph Willibald Ritter von] Gluck & [André Ernest Modeste] Grétry ; performed by Ballet Theatre.Performers: Some cast members change during different performances; for example, Janet Reed's role is sometimes performed by another dancer.Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen ; additional credits from the Dance Division's *MGZB Ballet Theatre program (Apr. 28, 1949).Creation/production credits: Scenery and costumes by Motley ; scenery executed by Triangle Scenic Studios ; ladies' costumes executed by Lutyens ; men's costumes executed by Eaves Costume Company ; music arranged for ballet by Paul Nordoff.Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.Performers: Dancers include: Janet Reed (the wife), Hugh Laing (the husband, a genius), John Kriza (the prince), Bambi Linn (the innocent), Muriel Bentley (a lady, no better than she should be) and possibly Melissa Hayden with members of Ballet Theatre.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 (46 min.) : silent, color ; 16 mmPartly complete; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
Description"This ballet has nothing to do with fox-hunting. The scene is a French forest on an afternoon in the middle of a long summer." -- Ballet Theatre program (Apr. 28, 1949).
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147166Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aa18e150-f879-0130-84e8-3c075448cc4b
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