Pas de trois

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Additional title: Pas de trois [1951] (Choreographic work : Balanchine)
Balanchine, George (Choreographer)
Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)
Tallchief, Maria (Dancer)
Eglevsky, André (Dancer)
Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987 (Dancer)
New York City Ballet (Performer)

Victor Jessen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1951 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-5251
Jessen, Victor
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography, [George] Balanchine ; music by [Ludwig] Minkus ; performed by New York City Ballet.
Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen ; additional credits from the Dance Division's *MGZB New York City Ballet program (May 3, 1951).
Content: Brief dance segment before title credits.
Creation/production credits: Costumes by Karinska.
Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Performers: Dancers: Maria Tallchief, Nora Kaye, Andre Eglevsky.
Venue: Some segments filmed during multiple performances possibly at the Opera House, Chicago, Ill., in May 1951.
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 Description
Film reel
Extent: 1 film reel (27 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mm
Complete work; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147139
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d4169a70-f878-0130-1e0e-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1951: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Pas de trois" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1951.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Pas de trois" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1951). Pas de trois Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Pas de trois