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La nuit encorcelée
Additional title: Nuit ensorcelée
Additional title: Enchanted night
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Choreographer)
Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)
Radio City Music Hall (New York, N.Y.). Corps de ballet (Performer)

Victor Jessen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1949 - 1959
Table of Contents
[First section] (ca. 40 min.) -- [Second section] (ends abruptly) (ca. 4 min.)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1690
Jessen, Victor
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography, after Fokine and Radio City Music Hall, New York ; music by [Frédéric] Chopin ; arranged by Victor Jessen.
Complete work; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen.
Outs/Add. copy: none.
Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Performers: Dancers, Radio City Music Hall's Corps de ballet.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at the Radio CIty Music Hall, New York, between 1949-1959.
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 Description
Film reel
Extent: 1 film reel (34 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mm
Poor visual quality; dark.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147150
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ce4e3ba0-f878-0130-a928-3c075448cc4b
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

  • 1880: Creator Born
  • 1942: Creator Died
  • 1949: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La nuit encorcelée" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1949 - 1959.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La nuit encorcelée" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1949 - 1959). La nuit encorcelée Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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La nuit encorcelée