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Aurora's wedding
Additional title: Mariage d'Aurore
Additional title: Aurora's wedding (Choreographic work : Petipa, M)
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (Choreographer)
Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)
Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil
Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation (Funder)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: [1946?]
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-4939
Statement of responsibility: choreography after Petipa ; music by Tchaikovsky ; [performed by Original Ballet Russe] ; presented by Victor Jessen.
Alternate title: Mariage d'Aurore.
Miscellaneous sections; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera locations.
Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen.
Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.
Performers: Several different casts of the Original Ballet Russe.
Venue: Filmed during multiple performances probably during the revival season of 1946-47.
Funding: Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation.
System details: Streaming video, transferred from 16mm reversal print via Digital Betacam cassettes.
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
Electronic resource
1 streaming video file (NTSC) (43 min.)
Si., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18061170~S1
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bc00baa0-e368-0130-2d2e-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video file online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • : Issued
  • 1818: Creator Born
  • 1910: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Aurora's wedding" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. [1946?].

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Aurora's wedding" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 17, 2018.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. ([1946?]). Aurora's wedding Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Aurora's wedding