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Miscellaneous pas de deux
Additional title: Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Ivanov)
Additional title: Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Oboukhoff after Petipa, M)
Additional title: Coppelia (Choreographic work)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Oboukhoff, Anatole (Choreographer)
Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901 (Choreographer)
Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)
Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987 (Dancer)
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004 (Dancer)
Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983 (Dancer)
Franklin, Frederic, 1914- (Dancer)
Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997 (Dancer)
Slavenska, Mia (Dancer)
Douglas, Scott, 1927-1996 (Dancer)
Danielian, Leon, 1920-1997 (Dancer)
Alonzo, Alicia (Dancer)
Gollner, Nana (Dancer)
Petroff, Paul (Dancer)
Kriza, John (Dancer)
Toumanova, Tamara, 1919-1996 (Dancer)
Magallanes, Nicholas (Dancer)
Marie-Jeanne, 1920-2007 (Dancer)
Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (Performer)
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (Performer)

Victor Jessen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1948 - 1959
Table of Contents
Nutcracker (ca. 9 min.) / choreography after Lev Ivanov ; dancers include Nora Kaye and John Kriza, Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin, and possibly Scott Douglas and Mia Slavenska -- Pas de deux classiques (Grand adagio, excerpts) (ca. 2 min.) / dancers, Alexandra Danilova and Frederic Franklin -- Blue bird (ca. 4 min.) / dancers possibly include Tamara Toumanova and Leon Danielian -- Don Quixote (ca. 10 min.) / choreography by Anatole Oboukhoff after Marius Petipa ; dancers include Alicia Alonzo and John Kriza, Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin and possibly Nana Gollner and Paul Petroff -- [Coppelia?] / dancers include Nicholas Magallanes and possibly Marie Jeanne (ca. 4 min.).
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1695
Jessen, Victor
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Performers: Some cast members change during different performances; for example, Nora Kaye and John Kriza's roles in the Nutcracker are also performed by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin.
Content: Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen; additional credits from the Dance Division's *MGZB Ballet Theatre programs (Dec. 1949) and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo programs (1949).
Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Performers: Performed by members of Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Funding: Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
Content: Incomplete works; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
Biographical/historical: This film was pieced together by the filmmaker Victor Jessen from multiple performances filmed from various camera angles throughout several theater.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (Digital Betacam) (29 min.) : silent, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18148216
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 717ee400-f879-0130-9534-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1818: Creator Born
  • 1910: Creator Died
  • 1948: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Miscellaneous pas de deux" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1948 - 1959.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Miscellaneous pas de deux" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 18, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1948 - 1959). Miscellaneous pas de deux Retrieved from

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Miscellaneous pas de deux