AlekoAdditional title: Aleko (Choreographic work : Massine)
NamesMassine, Leonide, 1896-1979 (Choreographer)Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985 (Set designer)Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985 (Costume designer)Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987 (Dancer)Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994 (Dancer)Laing, Hugh (Dancer)Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (Performer)Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Victor Jessen Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1948 - 1959
Table of ContentsScene I (ca. 9 min.) -- Scene II (ca. 5 min.) -- Scene III (ca. 17 min.) -- Scene IV (ca. 12 min.).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1672
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography, Leonide Massine ; music by [Peter] Tchaikowsky ; [scenery and costumes, Marc Chagall ; performed by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo].Credits partially from book entitled Without permission, by Victor Jessen.Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.Performers: Possible dancers include Nora Kaye, Hugh Laing, Igor Youskevitch and members of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.Venue: Filmed during multiple performances between 1948-1959.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 with different cast members filmed from various camera angles throughout the theater.
Physical DescriptionFilm reelExtent: 1 film reel (46 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mmMiscellaneous sections; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera locations.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18067186Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): df6c0e90-f86e-0130-8fcd-3c075448cc4b
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