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Mif o Rudolʹfe

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Mif o Rudolʹfe
Additional title: Myth of Rudolf
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)
Kudo︠i︡arov, Radik (Film director)

Rudolf Nureyev Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2003
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6210
Shelf locator: *MGZIA 4-4374 RNC (former)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993
Dancers -- 20th century
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Documentary films
Motion pictures
Creation/production credits: directed by Radik Kudo︠i︡arov.
Content: Time code appears intermittently on frame.
Language: In Russian.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (45 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Rough cut of a documentary on Rudolf Nureyev, focusing on his youth, training, and early career in Russia and the first years of his career in the West. In addition to rehearsal, performance, and candid footage of Nureyev, archival footage provides a wider look at the world in which he lived. The documentary includes commentaries in Russian, and film clips from performances danced by Nureyev and others. Nureyev's performances include excerpts from La sylphide, Le corsaire pas de deux (his 1958 graduation performance with Alla Sizova), Laurencia pas de six (with Ninel Kurgapkina), The nutcracker, The sleeping beauty, and Giselle, among others.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15997001
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ebb18f40-b8d8-0134-37c7-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1938: Creator Born
  • 1993: Creator Died
  • 2003: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mif o Rudolʹfe" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2003.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Mif o Rudolʹfe" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 3, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2003). Mif o Rudolʹfe Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Mif o Rudolʹfe