BluebeardAdditional title: Bluebeard (Choreographic work : Fokin)
NamesFokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Choreographer)Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)Kriza, John (Dancer)Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986 (Dancer)Vertès, Marcel, 1895-1961 (Scenarist)Vertès, Marcel, 1895-1961 (Costume designer)Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983 (Dancer)Ballet Theatre (New York, N.Y.) (Performer)
Victor Jessen Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1950 - 1959 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsPrelude (ca. 3 min.) -- Scene 1 (ca. 23 min.) -- Scene 2 (ca. 22 min.) -- Scene 3 (ca. 18 min.) -- Scene 4 (ca. 30 min.).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1675
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography, [Michel] Fokine ; music by [Jacques] Offenbach ; performed by Ballet Theatre.Content: Two brief dance scenes before title credits.Creation/production credits: Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen ; additional credits from the Dance Division's *MGZB Ballet Theatre program (Apr. 23, 1955).Creation/production credits: Scenery and costumes by Marcel Vertes.Performers: Dancers include: John Kriza and possibly Lucia Chase, Anton Dolin and members of Ballet Theatre.Funding: Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas 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 DescriptionFilm reelExtent: 2 film reels (99 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mmComplete work; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147635Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f68d0a30-f86e-0130-3548-3c075448cc4b
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