Gaité parisienneAdditional title: Gaîté parisienne (Choreographic work : Massine)
NamesMassine, 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)
Victor Jessen Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1948 - 1959
Table of ContentsReel 1 (30 min.) -- Reel 2 (30 min.) -- Reel 3 (32 min.) -- Reel 4 (33 min.).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1682
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionFilm reelExtent: 4 film reels (124 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mmComplete work; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147185Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 49ffc320-f86f-0130-b57d-3c075448cc4b
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