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Pineapple Poll
Additional title: Pineapple Poll (Choreographic work : Cranko)
Jarvis, Lilian (Dancer)
Adams, Lawrence (Dancer)
Hurde, Patrick (Dancer)
Ivings, Jacqueline (Dancer)
Neary, Patricia (Dancer)
Nisbet, Joanne (Dancer)
Mason, Sylvia (Dancer)
Zorina, Leila (Dancer)
Banfield, Beverley (Dancer)
Turner, Charmain (Dancer)
Winter, Penelope (Dancer)
Scott, David (Dancer)
Worth, Colin (Dancer)
Gilmour, Glenn (Dancer)
Strate, Grant, 1927- (Dancer)
Mahler, Donald (Dancer)
Cousineau, Yves (Data contributor)
Campbell, Douglas, 1922-2009 (Actor)
Morse, Barry (Actor)
Crum, George, 1926- (Conductor)
Cranko, John (Choreographer)
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900 (Composer)
Mackerras, Charles, 1925-2010 (Arranger)
Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911 (Bibliographic antecedent)
Lancaster, Osbert, 1908-1986 (Designer)
Lawson, Robert, 1892-1957 (Designer)
Ambrose, Kay (Costume designer)
Campbell, Norman, 1924-2004 (Producer)
National Ballet of Canada (Dancer)
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Production company)

National Ballet of Canada Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1959-12-22
Place: Canada
Publisher: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8820
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5489 (former)
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television commercials
Statement of responsibility: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; produced by Norman Campbell ; choreography by John Cranko ; music by Sir Arthur Sullivan, arranged by Charles Mackerras.
Content: Accompanied by data sheet.
Content: Also contains ca. 5 min. of a commercial and Christmas carols sponsored by the Ford Motor Company of Canada Ltd., beginning at ca. 28 min. into the tape.
Creation/production credits: Based on W.S. Gilbert's Bab ballad "The bumboat woman's story" ; sets, Robert Lawson after the original designs by Osbert Lancaster ; costumes, Kay Ambrose after the original designs by Osbert Lancaster ; supervising producer, Robert Allen.
Performers: Lilian Jarvis (Pineapple Poll), Lawrence Adams (Captain Belaye), Patrick Hurde (Jasper), Jacqueline Ivings (Blanche), Patricia Neary (Mrs. Dimple), with Joanne Nisbet, Sylvia Mason, Leila Zorina, Beverly Banfield, Charmaine Turner, Penelope Winter, David Scott, Colin Worth, Glenn Gilmour, Grant Strate, Donald Mahler, Yves Cousineau.
Performers: Actors: Douglas Campbell (W.S. Gilbert), Barry Morse (Arthur Sullivan).
Venue: Telecast by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on the program Ford Startime on December 22, 1959.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (59 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13525096
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9ada02f0-85b0-0135-d518-631dc5abc84a
Rights Statement
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  • 1959: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Pineapple Poll" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1959.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Pineapple Poll" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1959). Pineapple Poll Retrieved from

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Pineapple Poll