Interview with Anton Dolin, 1979

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Interview with Anton Dolin, 1979
Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983 (Interviewee)
Terry, Walter (Interviewer)

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1979
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTCO 3-946
Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929
Nijinsky, Vaslaw, 1890-1950
Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983
Cecchetti, Enrico, 1850-1928
Motion pictures -- Nijinsky
Audiotapes -- Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983
Radio programs
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Walter Terry 1979 New York (N.Y.)
Funding: The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Acquisition: Gift Walter Terry
Physical Description
Extent: 1 audiocassette (approximately 25 min.)
Sound quality is fair overall.The recording is marred by extraneous noise and short gaps.
Interview with Anton Dolin conducted by Walter Terry in 1979, in New York City. Streaming audio file (approximately 25 minutes). Anton Dolin speaks with Walter Terry about the (1980) film Nijinsky in which he played the role of [Enrico] Cecchetti including his experience, in 1924-1925, as Cecchetti's student; Alan Bates and his role as Serge Diaghilev; some of Dolin's scenes in the film; Herbert Ross, the director; George de la Pena as [Vaslaw] Nijinsky; Nijinsky's charisma; briefly, his one-man play Conversations; the ballet Le train bleu, including an anecdote about Jean Cocteau; his relationship with the Ballets russes and Diaghilev.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 81358793
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118845
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fdf85ea0-7954-0136-d2a9-4f67879948be
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Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Creator Born
  • 1979: Created
  • 1983: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Anton Dolin" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1979.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Anton Dolin" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2023.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1979). Interview with Anton Dolin Retrieved from

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Interview with Anton Dolin