A Royal Birthday Gala: in the gracious presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Her Majesty the Queen, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh and Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret Countess of Snowdon

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Title
A Royal Birthday Gala: in the gracious presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Her Majesty the Queen, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh and Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret Countess of Snowdon
Additional title: Queen Mum Variety Rehearsal, Tuesday afternoon rehearsal, 1990 July 17
Additional title: Royal Gala Performance for The Queen Mother's 90th Birthday Tribute
Additional title: Norman Maen Archive
Names
Rabinowitz, Harry (Musical director)
Baker, Richard, 1925- (Speaker)
Gielgud, John, 1904-2000 (Host)
Maen, Norman, 1932-2008 (Stage director)
Maen, Norman, 1932-2008 (Choreographer)
Van Laast, Anthony (Choreographer)
Harding, Alan (Choreographer)
MacMillan, Kenneth (Choreographer)
Martin, Linda (Costume designer)
Caulfield, John (Sound designer)
Davies, Tim (Sound designer)
Snape, Stan (Lighting designer)
Davis, Bernie (Lighting designer)
Punt, Dacre (Designer)
Steer, Robert (Designer)
BBC One (Television station : London, England) (Production company)
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-2002 (Honoree)
Collection

Norman Maen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1990
Place: London
Publisher: BBC1
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (111 min.). Performance (beginning) -- Reel 2 (66 min.). Performance (conclusion).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 5983
Topics
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-2002
Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926-
Revues
Genres
Filmed performances
Filmed dance
Television specials
Music
Notes
Statement of responsibility: television director, Kevin Bishop ; stage director, Norman Maen ; presented by BBC Television Entertainment.
Source note: Title from opening video credits with additional title from original videocassette label; additional credits from Royal Variety Charity website.
Creation/production credits: Musical director, Harry Rabinowitz ; special choreography, Norman Maen, Anthony Van Laast, Alan Harding ; choreographer, Sir Kenneth Macmillan (Winter Dreams, Pas de Deux) ; costume designer, Linda Martin ; sound, John Caulfield, Tim Davies ; lighting, Stan Snape, Bernie Davis ; design, Dacre Punt, Robert Steer.
Performers: Introduced by Richard Baker ; host, Sir John Gielgud ; starring, Peggy Ashcroft, Rowan Atkinson, Richard Attenborough, Lionel Blair, Sarah Brightman, Isobel Buchanan, Darcey Bussell, Simon Cadell, Michael Caine, Christopher Cazenove, Leslie Crowther, Mark Curry, Arthur Davies, Michael Denison, Placido Domingo, Stephen Fry, James Galway, Jill Gascoine, John Gielgud, Dulcie Gray, Robert Hardy, Anita Harris, Marilyn Hill Smith, Patricia Hodge, Jeffrey Holland, Kiri Te Kanawa, Howard Keel, Bonnie Langford, Vera Lynn, Lisa Maxwell, Geraldine McEwan, Robert Meadmore, Hayley Mills, John Mills, Warren Mitchell, Rober Moore, Jonathon Morris, Irek Mukhamedov, Elaine Paige, Angharad Rees, Anneka Rice, Cliff Richard, Eric Roberts, Wayne Sleep, Willard White, Bernie Winters, Jenny Wren with John Altman, Brian Cant, Charlie Drake, Melvyn Hayes, Alfred Marks, Don MacLean, Nicholas Parsons, Jinny Perry, Bill Pertwee, Brian Protheroe, Cardew Robinson, William Rushton, Richard Walsh ; also featuring the cast of Anything Goes, members of the cast of Song and Dance, The Royal Gala Dancers, The Stephen Hill Singers, Band of the Grenadier Guards, Band of the Royal Marines Britannia Naval College Dartmough, Band of the Royal Air Force College, Trumpeters from the Band of the Life Guards.
Venue: Videotaped during performance aired on BBC1 at the Palladium Theatre, London, England, 1990 July 19.
Acquisition: Gift; Domy Reiter-Sofer; 2014.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (177 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 929988397
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20840990
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a0493d60-aa1a-0133-24e9-60f81dd2b63c
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A Royal Birthday Gala" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1990. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ad899be0-aa1a-0133-95fe-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A Royal Birthday Gala" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ad899be0-aa1a-0133-95fe-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1990). A Royal Birthday Gala Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ad899be0-aa1a-0133-95fe-60f81dd2b63c

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A Royal Birthday Gala