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Additional title: Giselle (Choreographic work : Wright, Peter after Coralli and Perrot)
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Kain, Karen (Dancer)
Augustyn, Frank (Dancer)
Potts, Nadia (Dancer)
Surmeyan, Hazaros (Dancer)
Bertram, Victoria (Dancer)
Ditchburn, Ann (Dancer)
Kirby, Charles (Dancer)
Corrissen, Jacques (Dancer)
Jago, Mary (Dancer)
Maybarduk, Linda (Dancer)
Schramek, Tomas (Dancer)
Stefanschi, Sergiu (Dancer)
Wright, Peter, 1926- (Choreographer)
Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856 (Composer)
Heeley, Desmond (Set designer)
Heeley, Desmond (Costume designer)
Perrot, Jules, 1810-1892 (Choreographer)
Coralli, Eugène, 1779-1854 (Choreographer)
Franca, Celia, 1921-2007 (Adapter)
Campbell, Norman, 1924-2004 (Producer)
National Ballet of Canada (Performer)
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Broadcaster)

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1976
Place: Canada
Publisher: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Date Issued: 1978-03-09
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7282
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-212 (former)
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; produced and directed by Norman Campbell ; choreography by Peter Wright after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot, adapted for television by Celia Frank ; music by Adolphe Adam.
Performers: Cast: Karen Kain (Giselle), Frank Augustyn (Albrecht), Nadia Potts (Queen of the Wilis), Hazaros Surmeyan (Hilarion), Victoria Bertram (Berthe), Ann Ditchburn (Princess Bathilde), Charles Kirby (Duke of Courland), Jacques Corrissen (Wilfred), Mary Jago, Linda Maybarduk, Tomas Schramek, and Sergiu Stefanschi (Pas de quatre), and members of the National Ballet of Canada.
Venue: Telecast on WNET-TV on March 9, 1978.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (92 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY817011036-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159131
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7f39c6a0-7b91-0135-e920-077b8d14763a
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1978: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Giselle" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976 - 1978-03-09.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Giselle" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2024.

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