The The nutcracker: Casse noisetteAdditional title: Casse noisetteAdditional title: Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Fedorova-Fokine, after Ivanov)
NamesIvanov, Lev, 1834-1901 (Choreographer)Fedorova, Alexandra, 1884-1972 (Choreographer)Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)Franklin, Frederic, 1914- (Dancer)Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997 (Dancer)Ballet Russe de Monte CarloTchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Victor Jessen Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1948 - 1952
Table of ContentsReel 1 (ca. 26 min.). Act I, scene 1 ; Act I, scene 2 (beginning) -- Reel 2 (ca. 27 min.). Act I, scene 2 (conclusion) -- Reel 3 (ca. 12 min.). Act II (beginning) -- Reel 4 (ca. 24 min.). Act II (continuation) -- Reel 5 (ca. 22 min.). Act II (continuation) -- Reel 6 (ca. 23 min.). Act II (conclusion).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1696
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography, [Lev] Ivanov revised by Mme. Fedorova ; music by Tchaikowsky ; performed by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.Credits from book entitled Without permission, by Victor Jessen.Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.Performers: Danced by Alexandra Danilova, Frederic Franklin and members of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.Venue: Filmed during multiple performances between 1948-1952.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 several theaters.
Physical DescriptionFilm reelExtent: 6 film reels (134 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mmComplete abridged work; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18067161Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cbd76200-f871-0130-122e-3c075448cc4b
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