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Title
The Royal Ballet in Les deux pigeons
Additional title: Deux pigeons (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Additional title: Royal Ballet in rehearsal: Les deux pigeons
Names
Ashton, Frederick, Sir, 1904-1988 (Choreographer)
Dupont, Jacques, designer (Designer)
Wood, Edmée (Cinematographer)
Gable, Christopher (Dancer)
Seymour, Lynn, 1939- (Dancer)
Bishop, Shirley (Dancer)
Anderton, Elizabeth, 1938- (Dancer)
Mead, Robert, 1940-1988 (Dancer)
Mosaval, Johaar (Dancer)
Royal Ballet (Associated name)
Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation (Funder)
Collection

Edmée Wood Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1961 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Reel 1. Act I: A studio in Paris (ca. 26 min.) -- Reel 2. Act II, Scene I: A gypsy encampment near Paris (ca. 22 min.) -- Scene II: Back to the studio (ca. 9 min.).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1737
Genres
Filmed dance
Notes
Creation/production credits: choreography by Frederick Ashton ; music by André Messager ; scenery and costumes by Jacques Dupont ; performed by The Royal Ballet.
Date: British Film Institute catalog record lists the performance year as 1961. The New York Public Library information lists the performance year as 1962.
Content: British Film Institute's Film & TV database lists the title as: The Royal Ballet in rehearsal: Les deux pigeons.
Creation/production credits: Photography by Film Service of Edmée Wood.
Performers: Christopher Gable (the young man) ; Lynn Seymour (the young girl) ; Shirley Bishop (his mother) ; her friends: Judith Colborne, Kathleen Geldard, Jacqueline Williams, Judith Maden, Helen Starr, Elaine Thomas, Alfreda Thorogood, Phyllis Spiria ; Elizabeth Anderton (a gypsy girl) ; Robert Mead (her lover) ; Johaar Mosaval (a gypsy boy) ; Joan Blakeney, Kathleen Gildard, Varerie Taylor, Dorothea Zaymes, Barbara Remington, Carloe Needham, Gillian Orpin, Jennifer Layland, Rita Evans, Robyn Croft, Denise Thomas, Janet Burgess, Alan Alder, David Boswell, Gary Sherwood, Jeffrey Phillips, Adrian Grater, Ian Hamilton, David Howard, Colin Jones, Gordon Aitken, Cavan Orwell, Terry Westmoreland, Alan Beale (gypsies) ; Sheila Humphreys, Sylvia Michael, Myrleen Hedley, David Jones, David Gordon (sightseers) ; Shirley Bishop, Valerie Deakin, Lorna Mossford (two [i.e. three] old crones).
Venue: Filmed in rehearsal with costumes in 1961 or 1962.
Funding: Transferred to video and cataloged with funds provided by the Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) (59 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Description
Based on the fable La fontaine by Henry Régnier and Louis Mérante.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
Other local Identifier: Edmee Wood Collection
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18031323
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3b198ab0-f87e-0130-04af-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Creator Born
  • 1961: 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 Les deux pigeons" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1961. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/46d6b9f0-f87e-0130-c60d-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Royal Ballet in Les deux pigeons" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 22, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/46d6b9f0-f87e-0130-c60d-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1961). The Royal Ballet in Les deux pigeons Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/46d6b9f0-f87e-0130-c60d-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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The Royal Ballet in Les deux pigeons