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Lynn Seymour: when the dancing had to stop

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Title
Lynn Seymour: when the dancing had to stop
Additional title: Romeo and Juliet (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Additional title: Mayerling (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Additional title: Gloriana (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Additional title: Month in the country (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Additional title: Anastasia (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Additional title: Brahms waltzes in the manner of Isadora Duncan (Choreographic work : Ashton)
Names
Seymour, Lynn, 1939- (Interviewee)
De Valois, Ninette, 1898-2001 (Interviewee)
Crisp, Clement (Interviewee)
Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)
Cauley, Geoffrey (Dancer)
Westmoreland, Terry (Dancer)
Forsythe, William, 1949- (Choreographer)
MacMillan, Kenneth (Choreographer)
Wall, David (Dancer)
Eagling, Wayne (Dancer)
Dowell, Anthony (Dancer)
Kewley, Vanya (Producer)
Royal Ballet (Dancer)
British Broadcasting Corporation (Broadcaster)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1981
Place: U.K.
Publisher: BBC-TV
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8725
Topics
Seymour, Lynn, 1939-
Ballet -- Excerpts
Genres
Television programs
Motion pictures
Documentary films
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Interviews
Notes
Statement of responsibility: BBC-TV ; producer, Vanya Kewley.
Venue: Telecast in 1981 on the BBC-TV series Omnibus.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (61 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Documentary on the career of ballerina Lynn Seymour, touching upon her struggle to dance again after injuries and health problems, her marriages, money problems, three children, favorite roles, and her work with choreographer Kenneth MacMillan, the Royal Ballet and other companies. Includes interviews with Seymour, Ninette de Valois, and Clement Crisp. Seymour is shown in class and rehearsal with Rudolf Nureyev, Geoffrey Cauley, Terry Westmoreland, and William Forsythe, and in performance excerpts from the ballets Romeo and Juliet (1971) and Giselle (1979) with Nureyev, Mayerling (1978) with David Wall, Gloriana (1977) with Wayne Eagling, A month in the country (1978) with Anthony Dowell, Anastasia (1967), Brahms waltzes in the manner of Isadora Duncan (1978), and a solo choreographed by Forsythe, which Seymour performs at the Gala for One-Parent Families at the London Palladium in 1981.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY867013559-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12162365
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ff820ce0-9477-0138-427e-112de1bdc661
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1981: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Lynn Seymour" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c74f3622-35b5-468a-bd2e-a59db4b36df8

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Lynn Seymour" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 1, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c74f3622-35b5-468a-bd2e-a59db4b36df8

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). Lynn Seymour Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c74f3622-35b5-468a-bd2e-a59db4b36df8

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Lynn Seymour