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Dance films by Ann Barzel
Additional title: Pied piper (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Additional title: Interplay (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Additional title: Facsimile (Choreographic work : Robbins)
Additional title: Streetcar named desire (Choreographic work : Bettis)
Additional title: Ballet imperial (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Aurora's wedding (Choreographic work : Petipa, M)
Additional title: Scuola di ballo (Choreographic work : Massine)
Additional title: Union Pacific; or The golden spike (Choreographic work : Massine)
Additional title: Boutique fantasque (Choreographic work : Massine)
Additional title: Concurrence (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Additional title: Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work : after Nijinsky)
Additional title: Danses slaves et tziganes (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
Names
Adams, Diana. (Dancer)
Magallanes, Nicholas (Dancer)
Reed, Janet, 1916-2000 (Dancer)
D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Dancer)
Hayden, Melissa (Dancer)
Nault, Fernand (Dancer)
Kriza, John, 1919-1975 (Dancer)
Solov, Zachary, 1923- (Dancer)
Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987 (Dancer)
Laing, Hugh (Dancer)
Slavenska, Mia (Dancer)
Franklin, Frederic, 1914- (Dancer)
Moylan, Mary Ellen (Dancer)
Tallchief, Maria (Dancer)
Baronova, Irina (Dancer)
Petroff, Paul (Dancer)
Lichine, David (Dancer)
Grigorieva, Tamara (Dancer)
Seymour, Maurice, 1904- (Photographer)
Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)
Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982 (Choreographer)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Massine, Leonide, 1896-1979 (Choreographer)
Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972 (Choreographer)
Sharaff, Irene (Costume designer)
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983 (Author)
Goldoni, Carlo, 1707-1793 (Author)
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 (Librettist)
Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924 (Designer)
Derain, André, 1880-1954 (Designer)
Barzel, Ann (Cinematographer)
New York City Ballet (Dancer)
American Ballet Theatre (Dancer)
Slavenska-Franklin Ballet (Dancer)
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (Dancer)
Original Ballet Russe (Dancer)
Collection

Ann Barzel Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1936 - 1952
Table of Contents
The pied piper (ca. 4 min., b&w) / recorded in performance in 1954 ; choreography, Jerome Robbins ; danced by New York City Ballet: Diana Adams, Nicholas Magallanes, Janet Reed, Jacques d'Amboise, and others.
Interplay (ca. 6 min., col. and b&w) / recorded in three performances, 1945 and later, edited for continuity, with some repetition ; choreography, Jerome Robbins ; costumes, Irene Sharaff ; danced by Ballet Theatre: Janet Reed, Melissa Hayden, Fernand Nault, John Kriza, Zachary Solov, and others.
Facsimile (ca. 8 min., b&w and col.) / recorded in three performances in 1946 [and later?], edited for continuity, with some repetition ; choreography, Jerome Robbins ; scenery, Oliver Smith ; costumes, Irene Sharaff ; danced by Ballet Theatre: Nora Kaye, Hugh Laing, and John Kriza. This footage also appears, in b&w only, on *MGZIA 4-834 American Ballet Theatre: Film segments with Nora Kaye.
A streetcar named desire (ca. 6 min., b&w) / recorded in performance, ca. 1952 ; choreography, Valerie Bettis ; libretto based on the play by Tennessee Williams ; costumes, Saul Bolasni ; danced by the Slavenska-Franklin Ballet: Mia Slavenska (Blanche), Frederic Franklin (Stanley), and others.
Ballet imperial (ca. 6 min., b&w and col.) / recorded in two performances, ca. 1944 ; choreography, George Balanchine ; scenery and costumes, Mstislav Doboujinsky ; danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo: Mary Ellen Moylan, Maria Tallchief, Nicholas Magallanes, and others.
Aurora's wedding (ca. 4 min., b&w) / recorded in two performances at the Auditorium Theater, Chicago, in April 1937 ; choreography, after Marius Petipa ; scenery, Léon Bakst ; costumes, Alexandre Benois ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe: Irina Baronova (Princess Aurora), Paul Petroff (Prince Charming), and others.
Scuola di ballo (ca. 2 min., b&w) / recorded in performance, ca. 1936 ; choreography, Léonide Massine ; libretto, Massine after the play by Carlo Goldoni ; scenery and costumes, Comte Etienne de Beaumont ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe.
Union Pacific (ca. 2 min., b&w) / recorded in performance, ca. 1936 ; choreography, Léonide Massine ; libretto, Archibald MacLeish ; scenery, Albert Johnson ; costumes, Irene Sharaff ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe.
La boutique fantasque (ca. 5 min., b&w) / recorded in three performances, ca. 1936, edited for continuity, with some repetition ; choreography, Léonide Massine ; libretto, scenery, costumes, André Derain ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe.
La concurrence (ca. 1 min., b&w) / recorded in performance, ca. 1936 ; choreography, George Balanchine ; libretto, scenery, and costumes, André Derain ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe.
L'après-midi d'un faune (ca. 1 min., b&w) / recorded in performance, ca. 1936 ; choreography, after Vaslav Nijinsky ; scenery, Prince A. Schervachidze ; costumes, Léon Bakst ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe: David Lichine (faun), Tamara Grigorieva (nymph), and others.
Danses slaves et tziganes (ca. 20 sec., b&w) / recorded in performance, ca. 1936 ; choreography, Bronislava Nijinska ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe.
Irina Baronova being photographed by Maurice Seymour (ca. 2 min., b&w) / with her husband German [Gerald] Sevastianov and others.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZHB 12-2537
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3612
Topics
Drama and dance
Ballets -- Excerpts
Genres
Dance
Motion pictures
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Compilation films
Notes
Content: Title from information provided by donor.
Venue: Filmed in performance at various locations and dates by Ann Barzel.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (47 min.) : silent, black and white and color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Compilation of excerpts from twelve ballets presented by New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Slavenska-Franklin Ballet, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, and Original Ballet Russe, followed by footage of ballerina Irina Baronova in a photograph session.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13483103
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aa253aa0-e368-0130-9667-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1936: Created (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance films by Ann Barzel" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1936 - 1952. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/acabf630-e368-0130-5b5f-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance films by Ann Barzel" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/acabf630-e368-0130-5b5f-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1936 - 1952). Dance films by Ann Barzel Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/acabf630-e368-0130-5b5f-3c075448cc4b

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Dance films by Ann Barzel