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St. George and the dragon

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Title
St. George and the dragon
Additional title: St. George and the dragon (Choreographic work : Ek)
Names
Ek, Mats (Choreographer)
Laguna, Ana (Dancer)
Bouy, Luc (Dancer)
Ander, Siv (Dancer)
Yoshida, Norio (Dancer)
Ekman, Marie-Louise, 1944- (Designer)
Malmer-Lagerkvist, Ulla (Designer)
Reuterswärd, Måns (Producer)
Cullbergbaletten (Performer)
Ek, Mats (Director)
Ek, Mats (Dancer)
Ekman, Marie-Louise, 1944- (Costume designer)
Malmer-Lagerkvist, Ulla (Costume designer)
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1978
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8044
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-417 (former)
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Creation/production credits: Swedish title: St. Göran och Draken. Produced by Swedish Television. Producer: Måns Reuterswärd. Choreography and direction: Mats Ek. Music: Collage of popular and folk music. Set and costumes: Marie-Louise de Geer-Bergenstråhle and Ulla Malmer-Lagerkvist. Performed by members of the Birgit Cullberg Ballet Theatre. Cast: Mats Ek (St. George), Ana Laguna (The Princess), Luc Bouy (The Dragon), Siv Ander (The Old Woman), and Norio Yoshida (Child).
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (63 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Description
Summary: A political allegory based on the legend of the knight who rescues the princess from the clutches of the monster. In this version, St. George is the Occidental "hero" who penetrates into other cultures to see what can be won.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY827034137-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159700
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9cba3620-86a7-0135-2dc8-0e93773e7d5d
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

  • 1978: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "St. George and the dragon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1978. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e9326b64-24a4-40af-951b-105928e1a3fe

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "St. George and the dragon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 25, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e9326b64-24a4-40af-951b-105928e1a3fe

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1978). St. George and the dragon Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e9326b64-24a4-40af-951b-105928e1a3fe

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St. George and the dragon