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Title
Gaité parisienne
Additional title: Gaîté parisienne (Choreographic work : Massine)
Names
Massine, Leonide, 1896-1979 (Choreographer)
Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)
Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997 (Dancer)
Franklin, Frederic, 1914- (Dancer)
Danielian, Leon, 1920-1997 (Dancer)
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (Performer)
Collection

Victor Jessen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1948 - 1959
Table of Contents
Reel 1 (30 min.) -- Reel 2 (30 min.) -- Reel 3 (32 min.) -- Reel 4 (33 min.).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1682
Topics
Ballet
Jessen, Victor
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Statement of responsibility: choreography, Leonide Massine ; music by [Jacques] Offenbach ; performed by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlos.
Performers: Some cast members change during different performances; for example, Danilova, Franklin and Danielian's roles are sometimes performed by other dancers.
Creation/production credits: Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen ; additional credits from the Dance Division's *MGZB Ballet Theatre program (Apr. 15, 1950).
Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Creation/production credits: Decor and theme by Count Etienne de Beaumont ; scenery executed by Oreste Allegri ; costumes executed by Mme. Berthe.
Performers: Dancers include: Alexandra Danilova (the glove seller), Frederic Franklin (the baron), Leon Danielian (the peruvian) and members of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Funding: Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
System details: Streaming video, transferred from 16mm reversal print via Digital Betacam cassettes.
Biographical/historical: This film was pieced together by the filmmaker Victor Jessen from multiple performances filmed from various camera angles throughout several theaters.
Physical Description
Film reel
Extent: 4 film reels (124 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mm
Complete work; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147185
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 49ffc320-f86f-0130-b57d-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Creator Born
  • 1948: Created (Approximate)
  • 1979: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Gaité parisienne" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1948 - 1959. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4b900f80-f86f-0130-014f-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Gaité parisienne" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4b900f80-f86f-0130-014f-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1948 - 1959). Gaité parisienne Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4b900f80-f86f-0130-014f-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Gaité parisienne