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The Royal Ballet in Daphnis and Chloe

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Title
The Royal Ballet in Daphnis and Chloe
Additional title: Daphnis and Chloe (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Additional title: Royal Ballet in rehearsal: Daphnis and Chloe
Names
Ashton, Frederick, Sir, 1904-1988 (Choreographer)
Craxton, John (Costume designer)
Craxton, John (Set designer)
Wood, Edmée (Cinematographer)
Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Dancer)
Somes, Michael, 1917-1994 (Dancer)
Farron, Julia (Dancer)
Hynd, Ronald (Dancer)
Grant, Alexander, 1925- (Dancer)
Rosson, Keith, dancer (Dancer)
Royal Ballet (Performer)
Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation (Funder)
Collection

Edmée Wood Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1959 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Daphnis and Chloe (ca. 54 min.) -- Appendix, close up (ca. 3 min.) / performed by Margot Fonteyn and ensemble.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1734
Genres
Filmed dance
Notes
Creation/production credits: choreography by Frederick Ashton ; music by Maurice Ravel ; scenery and costumes by John Craxton ; performed by The Royal Ballet.
Date: British Film Institute catalog record lists the performance year as 1959. The New York Public Library information lists the performance year as 1960.
Content: British Film Institute's Film & TV database lists the title as: The Royal Ballet in rehearsal: Daphnis and Chloe.
Creation/production credits: Photography by Edmée Wood Films.
Performers: Margot Fonteyn (Chloe, a sheperdess) ; Michael Somes (Daphnis, a goat-herder) ; Julia Farron (Lykamion, a young married girl from the town) ; Ronald Hynd (Dorkon, a herdsman) ; Alexander Grant (Bryaxis, a pirate chief) ; Keith Rosson (Pan) ; Rosemary Lindsay, Brenda Taylor, Margaret Hill (nymphs of Pan) ; Jennifer Gay, Georgina Parkinson, Doreen Eastlake, Vyvyan Lorrayne, Christine Beckley, Jacqueline Daryl (shepherdesses) ; Desmond Doyle, Christopher Newton, Gary Burne, Derek Rencher, Ronald Plaisted, Richard Farley (shepherds) ; Ray Powell, Douglas Steuart, Maurice Metliss, Keith Milland, John Sale, William Wilson, Stanley Holden, Lambert Cox (pirates) ; Mavis Osborn, Brenda Bolton, Dorothea Zaymes, Ann Howard, Hylda Zinkin, Patricia Thorogood, Debra Wayne, Robin Haig (pirate women).
Venue: Filmed in rehearsal with costumes in 1959 or 1960.
Funding: Transferred to video and cataloged with funds provided by the Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation.
Physical Description
Film reel
Extent: 1 film reel (58 min.) : sound, color ; 16 mm
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
Other local Identifier: Edmee Wood Collection
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18031319
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 24391ac0-f87e-0130-4781-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Creator Born
  • 1959: Issued
  • 1988: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Royal Ballet in Daphnis and Chloe" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1959. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/250e12a0-f87e-0130-0a37-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Royal Ballet in Daphnis and Chloe" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/250e12a0-f87e-0130-0a37-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1959). The Royal Ballet in Daphnis and Chloe Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/250e12a0-f87e-0130-0a37-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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The Royal Ballet in Daphnis and Chloe