The Resource Ballets Russes, a Zeitgeist Films release ; a Geller/Goldfine production ; produced and directed by Dayna Goldfine & Dan Geller ; produced by Robert Hawk, Douglas Blair Turnbaugh ; written by Dan Geller, Dayna Goldfine, Celeste Schaefer Snyder, Gary Weimberg

Ballets Russes, a Zeitgeist Films release ; a Geller/Goldfine production ; produced and directed by Dayna Goldfine & Dan Geller ; produced by Robert Hawk, Douglas Blair Turnbaugh ; written by Dan Geller, Dayna Goldfine, Celeste Schaefer Snyder, Gary Weimberg

Label
Ballets Russes
Title
Ballets Russes
Statement of responsibility
a Zeitgeist Films release ; a Geller/Goldfine production ; produced and directed by Dayna Goldfine & Dan Geller ; produced by Robert Hawk, Douglas Blair Turnbaugh ; written by Dan Geller, Dayna Goldfine, Celeste Schaefer Snyder, Gary Weimberg
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Film distributor
Film editor
Narrator
Production company
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fame, glamour, ego, politics, money, war, love, and dance: essential elements that made up more than fifty years in the lives of a group of revolutionary artists. This is the story of an extraordinary merger of Russian, American, European, and Latin American dancers who collaborated with composers, choreographers, and designers to transform the face of ballet for generations to come. The film maps the company's Diaghilev-era beginnings in turn-of-the-century Paris to its halcyon days in the 1930s and '40s--when the Ballets Russes toured America and the world, astonishing audiences with artistry never before seen--to its demise in the 1950s and '60s when rising costs, rocketing egos, outside competition, and internal mismanagement ultimately brought this revered company to its knees. Infused with juicy anecdotal interviews from many of the company's glamorous stars, this is a brief yet fascinating history of a groundbreaking company
Cataloging source
ZLI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Dan Geller ; editors, Dan Geller, Dayna Goldfine, Gary Weimberg ; original music, Todd Boekelheide, David Conte ; research, Jason Snyder ; ballet consultants, Christopher Stowell, Christopher Wheeldon ; Russian translation, Guennadi Nedviguine, Anna Possokhov, Yuri Possokhov
Dewey number
792.802/8092
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In English with optional SDH subtitles in English (subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired)
LC call number
GV1786.B355
LC item number
B35 2006
PerformerNote
Narrator, Marian Seldes; interviewees, Barbara Arms, Irina Baronova, Lois Bewley, Irina Borowska, Yvonne Chouteau, Yvonne Craig, Patricia Denise Galian, Frederic Franklin, Myrna Galle, Alan Howard, Jean Hunt, Nathalie Krassovska, Moscelyne Larkin, Roberta Laune, Tatiana Leskova, Dame Alicia Markova, Dorothy Matsie Wade, Nina Novak, Patricia Peters Doyle, Mark Platt, Wakefield Poole, Tania Riabouchinska, Libby Salerno, Howard Sayette, Mia Slavenska, Tatiana Stepanova, Maria Tallchief, Tamara Tchinarova, Miguel Terekhov, Nini Theilade, Valrene Tweedie, Walda Welch Cobain, Raven Wilkinson, George Zoritch, Rochelle Zide
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Goldfine, Dayna
  • Geller, Daniel
  • Hawk, Robert
  • Turnbaugh, Douglas Blair
  • Snyder, Celeste Schaefer
  • Weimberg, Gary
  • Seldes, Marian
  • Boekelheide, Todd
  • Conte, David
  • Geller/Goldfine Productions
  • Zeitgeist Films
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ballets russes
  • Diaghilev, Serge
  • Ballet companies
  • Ballet dancers
  • Ballet
  • Dance
  • Ballets russes
  • Diaghilev, Serge
  • Ballet companies
  • Ballet dancers
  • Ballet
  • Dance
Technique
live action
Label
Ballets Russes, a Zeitgeist Films release ; a Geller/Goldfine production ; produced and directed by Dayna Goldfine & Dan Geller ; produced by Robert Hawk, Douglas Blair Turnbaugh ; written by Dan Geller, Dayna Goldfine, Celeste Schaefer Snyder, Gary Weimberg
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/127/000000000010127738.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as an American documentary motion picture in 2005
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([10] pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I never wanted to dance -- Baby ballerinas -- Three artistic visions -- A blaze of glory -- Crossing the Atlantic -- Rival dance companies -- Just like Diaghilev -- Ballet wars of 1938 -- Ballerinas in covered wagons -- So many accents -- Lights, camera, action! -- As American as Mark Twain -- All-American ballerinas -- Curtain call -- Bridge to the future -- End/Credits
  • Special features: Additional footage [featurettes]: Dancer beginnings (9 min.); Collaborators (20 min.); Behind the velvet curtain (12 min.); The rehearsal studio (16 min.); Archival footage (6 min.); Photo galleries [slide shows]; Theatrical trailer (2 min.)
Control code
ocm64448914
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975108133
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
Z1081
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)64448914
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; stereo surround sound; widescreen presentation, preserving the 1.85:1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ballets Russes, a Zeitgeist Films release ; a Geller/Goldfine production ; produced and directed by Dayna Goldfine & Dan Geller ; produced by Robert Hawk, Douglas Blair Turnbaugh ; written by Dan Geller, Dayna Goldfine, Celeste Schaefer Snyder, Gary Weimberg
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/127/000000000010127738.gif
Publication
Note
Originally produced as an American documentary motion picture in 2005
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([10] pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I never wanted to dance -- Baby ballerinas -- Three artistic visions -- A blaze of glory -- Crossing the Atlantic -- Rival dance companies -- Just like Diaghilev -- Ballet wars of 1938 -- Ballerinas in covered wagons -- So many accents -- Lights, camera, action! -- As American as Mark Twain -- All-American ballerinas -- Curtain call -- Bridge to the future -- End/Credits
  • Special features: Additional footage [featurettes]: Dancer beginnings (9 min.); Collaborators (20 min.); Behind the velvet curtain (12 min.); The rehearsal studio (16 min.); Archival footage (6 min.); Photo galleries [slide shows]; Theatrical trailer (2 min.)
Control code
ocm64448914
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975108133
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
Z1081
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)64448914
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; stereo surround sound; widescreen presentation, preserving the 1.85:1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition
Video recording format
DVD

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