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Giselle: Act II
Additional title: Giselle (Choreographic work : Dolin after Coralli and Perrot)
Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983 (Choreographer)
Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983 (Dancer)
Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004 (Dancer)
Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (Performer)
Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856 (Composer)

Victor Jessen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1948 - 1954
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1684
Jessen, Victor
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: [choreography by Anton Dolin after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot ; music by Adolfe Adam ; performed by Ballet Theatre].
Performers: Some cast members change during different performances; for example, Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin'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 (Dec. 30, 1949).
Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Creation/production credits: Scenery and costumes by Eugene Berman ; scenery executed by R. L. Grosh & Son Scenic Studio ; costumes executed by Karinska.
Performers: Dancers include: Alicia Markova, Anton Dolin and members of Ballet Theatre.
Funding: Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.
Content: Complete work; 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 theaters.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) (82 min.) : silent, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147641
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 742d79e0-f86f-0130-1c68-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Creator Born
  • 1948: Created (Approximate)
  • 1983: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Giselle" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1948 - 1954.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Giselle" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2022.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1948 - 1954). Giselle Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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