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Masken: eine Ballettgeschichte von Günther Hassert
Schell, Immy, 1935-1992 (Dancer)
Nestler, Peter, 1937- (Dancer)
Monin, Janine 193.- (Dancer)
Köchermann, Rainer (Dancer)
Van Beers, Sonja (Dancer)
Wilson, Billy, 1935-1994 (Dancer)
Strolka, Egbert, 1935- (Dancer)
Šparemblek, Milko, 1928- (Choreographer)
Poulenc, Francis, 1899-1963 (Composer)
Hassert, Günther, 1919-1991 (Director)
Bütow, Ingrid (Costume designer)
Bütow, Evelyn (Costume designer)
Westdeutscher Rundfunk (Broadcaster)

Billy Wilson Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960 - 1969 (Approximate)
Place: Germany
Publisher: WDR
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6176
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5125 (former)
Motion pictures
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: WDR [Westdeutscher Rundfunk] ; choreography by Milko Sparemblek ; music by Francis Poulenc ; film directed by Günther Hassert.
Acquisition: Gift of Alexis Wilson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (36 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
A ballet of romantic intrigue with an element of fantasy, set at a masquerade in Venice. The opening and closing scenes, with dialogue performed by two actors, were filmed on location in Venice.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13282001
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f28e7770-4b65-0133-ffb1-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1935: Creator Born
  • 1960: Created (Approximate)
  • 1992: Creator Died
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Masken" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960 - 1969.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Masken" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 12, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1960 - 1969). Masken Retrieved from

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