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Additional title: Rouge et noir (Choreographic work : Massine)
Massine, Leonide, 1896-1979 (Choreographer)
Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004 (Dancer)
Jasinski, Roman, 1912-1991 (Dancer)
Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954 (Scenarist)
Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954 (Contestant)
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (Performer)

Victor Jessen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1948 - 1954
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1703
Jessen, Victor
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography, [Leonide] Massine ; [performed by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo].
Content: Brief dance footage appears before the title credits for approx. 2 min.
Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen ; additional credits from the Dance Division's *MGZB Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo program (Mar. 12, 1949).
Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Creation/production credits: Music by Dvorak ; scenery and costumes by Henri Matisse ; scenery executed by Oreste Allegri.
Performers: Dancers possibly include: Alicia Markova, Roman Jasinsky, and members of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
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 (11 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mm
Incomplete work; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147180
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e3e17ad0-f878-0130-0d71-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Creator Born
  • 1948: Created (Approximate)
  • 1979: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rouge et noir" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1948 - 1954.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rouge et noir" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 27, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1948 - 1954). Rouge et noir Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Rouge et noir