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Pas de quatre
Additional title: Pas de quatre (Choreographic work : Dolin)
Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983 (Choreographer)
Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)
Markova, Alicia, Dame, 1910-2004 (Dancer)
Moylan, Mary Ellen (Dancer)
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (Performer)
Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation (Funder)
Pugni, Cesare, 1802-1870 (Composer)

Victor Jessen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1940 - 1949 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1698
Jessen, Victor
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Anton Dolin ; music by Cesare Pugni ; performed by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Content: Credits from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen.
Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Performers: Danced by Alicia Markova, Mary Ellen Moylan and two members of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Venue: Filmed during multiple performances in several different theaters probably in the 1940s.
Funding: Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Max and Victoria Dreyfus 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: 1 videocassette (Digital Betacam) (38 min.) : silent, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18061171
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9b55f100-f86f-0130-8e90-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1904: Creator Born
  • 1940: Created (Approximate)
  • 1983: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Pas de quatre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940 - 1949.

Chicago/Turabian Format

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

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1940 - 1949). Pas de quatre Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Pas de quatre