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Additional title: Schéhérazade (Choreographic work : Fokine)
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Choreographer)
Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)
Franklin, Frederic, 1914- (Dancer)
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (Performer)
Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation (Funder)

Victor Jessen Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1948 - 1952
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1704
Jessen, Victor
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: choreography by Michel Fokine ; music by [Nikolai] Rimsky-Korsakov ; performed by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Creation/production credits: Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen.
Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Performers: Danced by Frederic Franklin and members of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
Venue: Filmed during multiple performances between 1948-1952.
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 the theater.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) (42 min.) : silent, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18061175
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a870e670-f877-0130-af90-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Creator Born
  • 1942: Creator Died
  • 1948: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Scheherazade" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1948 - 1952.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Scheherazade" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2023.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1948 - 1952). Scheherazade Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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