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Additional title: Romantic age (Choreographic work : Dolin)
Dolin, Anton (Choreographer)
Dolin, Anton (Dancer)
Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004 (Dancer)
Kriza, John (Dancer)
Mérida, Carlos, 1891-1984 (Scenarist)
Ballard, Lucinda (Costume designer)
Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (Performer)

Victor Jessen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1948 - 1954
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1702
Jessen, Victor
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography, Anton Dolin ; music by Händel, Couperin, Corelli ; [performed by Ballet Theatre].
Content: Brief dance footage before title credits.
Incomplete work; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen ; additional credits from the Dance Division's *MGZB Ballet Theatre program (Nov. 1, 1942).
Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Creation/production credits: Scenery by Carlos Merida ; costumes by Lucinda Ballard.
Performers: Dancers possibly include: Alicia Markova (Elora, a nymph), Karen Conrad (cupid), John Kriza (the faun), Anton Dolin (a youth) and members of Ballet Theatre.
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 (11 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mm
Poor visual quality; dark.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147168
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dc297060-f878-0130-9ab9-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1948: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The romantic age