Dance films by Ann BarzelAdditional title: Pied piper (Choreographic work : Robbins)Additional title: Interplay (Choreographic work : Robbins)Additional title: Facsimile (Choreographic work : Robbins)Additional title: Streetcar named desire (Choreographic work : Bettis)Additional title: Ballet imperial (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Aurora's wedding (Choreographic work : Petipa, M)Additional title: Scuola di ballo (Choreographic work : Massine)Additional title: Union Pacific; or The golden spike (Choreographic work : Massine)Additional title: Boutique fantasque (Choreographic work : Massine)Additional title: Concurrence (Choreographic work : Balanchine)Additional title: Afternoon of a faun (Choreographic work : after Nijinsky)Additional title: Danses slaves et tziganes (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
NamesAdams, Diana. (Dancer)Magallanes, Nicholas (Dancer)Reed, Janet, 1916-2000 (Dancer)D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (Dancer)Hayden, Melissa (Dancer)Nault, Fernand (Dancer)Kriza, John, 1919-1975 (Dancer)Solov, Zachary, 1923- (Dancer)Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987 (Dancer)Laing, Hugh (Dancer)Slavenska, Mia (Dancer)Franklin, Frederic, 1914- (Dancer)Moylan, Mary Ellen (Dancer)Tallchief, Maria (Dancer)Baronova, Irina (Dancer)Petroff, Paul (Dancer)Lichine, David (Dancer)Grigorieva, Tamara (Dancer)Seymour, Maurice, 1904- (Photographer)Robbins, Jerome (Choreographer)Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982 (Choreographer)Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)Balanchine, George (Choreographer)Massine, Leonide, 1896-1979 (Choreographer)Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972 (Choreographer)Sharaff, Irene (Costume designer)Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983 (Author)Goldoni, Carlo, 1707-1793 (Author)MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 (Librettist)Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924 (Designer)Derain, André, 1880-1954 (Designer)Barzel, Ann (Cinematographer)New York City Ballet (Dancer)American Ballet Theatre (Dancer)Slavenska-Franklin Ballet (Dancer)Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (Dancer)Original Ballet Russe (Dancer)
Ann Barzel Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1936 - 1952
Table of ContentsThe pied piper (ca. 4 min., b&w) / recorded in performance in 1954 ; choreography, Jerome Robbins ; danced by New York City Ballet: Diana Adams, Nicholas Magallanes, Janet Reed, Jacques d'Amboise, and others.Interplay (ca. 6 min., col. and b&w) / recorded in three performances, 1945 and later, edited for continuity, with some repetition ; choreography, Jerome Robbins ; costumes, Irene Sharaff ; danced by Ballet Theatre: Janet Reed, Melissa Hayden, Fernand Nault, John Kriza, Zachary Solov, and others.Facsimile (ca. 8 min., b&w and col.) / recorded in three performances in 1946 [and later?], edited for continuity, with some repetition ; choreography, Jerome Robbins ; scenery, Oliver Smith ; costumes, Irene Sharaff ; danced by Ballet Theatre: Nora Kaye, Hugh Laing, and John Kriza. This footage also appears, in b&w only, on *MGZIA 4-834 American Ballet Theatre: Film segments with Nora Kaye.A streetcar named desire (ca. 6 min., b&w) / recorded in performance, ca. 1952 ; choreography, Valerie Bettis ; libretto based on the play by Tennessee Williams ; costumes, Saul Bolasni ; danced by the Slavenska-Franklin Ballet: Mia Slavenska (Blanche), Frederic Franklin (Stanley), and others.Ballet imperial (ca. 6 min., b&w and col.) / recorded in two performances, ca. 1944 ; choreography, George Balanchine ; scenery and costumes, Mstislav Doboujinsky ; danced by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo: Mary Ellen Moylan, Maria Tallchief, Nicholas Magallanes, and others.Aurora's wedding (ca. 4 min., b&w) / recorded in two performances at the Auditorium Theater, Chicago, in April 1937 ; choreography, after Marius Petipa ; scenery, Léon Bakst ; costumes, Alexandre Benois ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe: Irina Baronova (Princess Aurora), Paul Petroff (Prince Charming), and others.Scuola di ballo (ca. 2 min., b&w) / recorded in performance, ca. 1936 ; choreography, Léonide Massine ; libretto, Massine after the play by Carlo Goldoni ; scenery and costumes, Comte Etienne de Beaumont ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe.Union Pacific (ca. 2 min., b&w) / recorded in performance, ca. 1936 ; choreography, Léonide Massine ; libretto, Archibald MacLeish ; scenery, Albert Johnson ; costumes, Irene Sharaff ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe.La boutique fantasque (ca. 5 min., b&w) / recorded in three performances, ca. 1936, edited for continuity, with some repetition ; choreography, Léonide Massine ; libretto, scenery, costumes, André Derain ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe.La concurrence (ca. 1 min., b&w) / recorded in performance, ca. 1936 ; choreography, George Balanchine ; libretto, scenery, and costumes, André Derain ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe.L'après-midi d'un faune (ca. 1 min., b&w) / recorded in performance, ca. 1936 ; choreography, after Vaslav Nijinsky ; scenery, Prince A. Schervachidze ; costumes, Léon Bakst ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe: David Lichine (faun), Tamara Grigorieva (nymph), and others.Danses slaves et tziganes (ca. 20 sec., b&w) / recorded in performance, ca. 1936 ; choreography, Bronislava Nijinska ; danced by the Original Ballet Russe.Irina Baronova being photographed by Maurice Seymour (ca. 2 min., b&w) / with her husband German [Gerald] Sevastianov and others.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZHB 12-2537Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3612
TopicsDrama and danceBallets -- Excerpts
GenresDanceMotion picturesFilmed danceFilmed performancesCompilation films
NotesContent: Title from information provided by donor.Venue: Filmed in performance at various locations and dates by Ann Barzel.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (47 min.) : silent, black and white and color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionCompilation of excerpts from twelve ballets presented by New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Slavenska-Franklin Ballet, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, and Original Ballet Russe, followed by footage of ballerina Irina Baronova in a photograph session.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13483103Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aa253aa0-e368-0130-9667-3c075448cc4b
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