The magic of dance, part IAdditional title: Swan lake (Choreographic work)Additional title: Fascinating rhythm (Choreographic work : Petit)Additional title: Greatest (Choreographic work : Mitchell)Additional title: Corsair (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)Additional title: Pierrot lunaire (Choreographic work : Tetley)Additional title: Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work)
NamesFonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Narrator)Makarova, Natalia, 1940- (Dancer)Denard, Michaël (Dancer)Astaire, Fred (Dancer)Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Dancer)Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Choreographer)Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (Interviewee)Bonino, Luigi (Dancer)Davis, Sammy, Jr., 1925-1990 (Performer)Ulanova, Galina Sergeevna, 1910-1998 (Dancer)Johnson, Virginia, 1950- (Dancer)Shellman, Eddie J (Dancer)Seymour, Lynn, 1939- (Dancer)Foy, Patricia (Producer)Guest, Ivor, 1920-2018 (Consultant)Petit, Roland, 1924-2011 (Choreographer)Mitchell, Arthur, 1934- (Choreographer)Tetley, Glen (Choreographer)Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Host)Fonteyn, Margot, 1919-1991 (Dancer)Ballet national de Marseille Roland Petit (Performer)Bolʹshoĭ teatr Rossii. Balet (Performer)British Broadcasting Corporation (Production company)
The magic of dance
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1979Place: U.K.Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation
Table of ContentsIntroduction by Fonteyn discussing her early training and career, with background shots of present-day Shanghai and London -- Swan lake: Act II pas de deux (7 min.) / performed by Natalia Makarova and Michael Denard -- Interview with Fred Astaire (5 min.) -- Fascinating rhythm [excerpt] (4 min.) / choreography, Roland Petit ; performed by Luigi Bonino and Ballets de Marseille -- Sammy Davis Jr. discussing and demonstrating several styles of tap dancing (8 min.) -- Galina Ulanova in a 1954 film excerpt of Romeo and Juliet with the Bolshoi Ballet (ca. 4 min.) -- The greatest (3 min.) / performed by Virginia Johnson and Eddie Shellman -- The corsair: pas de deux (ca. 8 min.) / from a 1964 film, performed by Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev -- Interview with Nureyev -- Pierrot lunaire [excerpt] (3 min.) / choreography, Glen Tetley ; performed by Nureyev -- The sleeping beauty: Act III, Grand pas de deux (10 min.) / performed by Lynn Seymour and Rudolf Nureyev.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 2865Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-145 (former)
TopicsTap dancingDance -- History
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performancesTelevision programs
NotesStatement of responsibility: BBC-TV production in association with Time-Life TV and RM Productions, Munich ; producer, Patricia Foy.Content: Part I: The scene changes.Creation/production credits: Historical consultant: Ivor Guest.Performers: Narrator/host: Margot Fonteyn.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (60 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
DescriptionFirst in a six-part series that surveys the history of theatrical dance (non-chronological).
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY837012981-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159792Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 988607c0-55b1-0138-bc91-5169b7d3def5
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