The Royal Ballet in Daphnis and ChloeAdditional title: Daphnis and Chloe (Choreographic work : Ashton)Additional title: Royal Ballet in rehearsal: Daphnis and Chloe
NamesAshton, 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)
Edmée Wood Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1959 (Questionable)
Table of ContentsDaphnis and Chloe (ca. 54 min.) -- Appendix, close up (ca. 3 min.) / performed by Margot Fonteyn and ensemble.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1734
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesCreation/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 DescriptionFilm reelExtent: 1 film reel (58 min.) : sound, color ; 16 mm
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersOther local Identifier: Edmee Wood CollectionNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18031319Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 24391ac0-f87e-0130-4781-3c075448cc4b
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