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Balanchine : the father of American ballet

Author: Judy KinbergMerrill BrockwayHolly BrubachFrank LangellaWNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)All authors
Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2004], ©1984.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through rare archival audio and video footage, interviews, film, and photographs, this program traces Balanchine's life from his youth, through his work for Hollywood and Broadway, to his creation of the New York City Ballet. Features selections from many of his ballets, including Chaconne, Agon, Symphony in C, Apollo, A midsummer night's dream, and Western symphony.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Biographical television programs
Dance television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Biography
Named Person: George Balanchine; George Balanchine
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Kinberg; Merrill Brockway; Holly Brubach; Frank Langella; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Kultur Video.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
ISBN: 0769724485 9780769724485
OCLC Number: 54412517
Notes: Documentary.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast in 1984 as episodes of the television programs Great performances and Dance in America. Later rebroadcast as an episode of the PBS television program American masters.
Running time indicated on container: 156 min.; actual running time is 116 min.
Credits: Editor, Girish Bhargava.
Performer(s): Narrator, Frank Langella.
Target Audience: TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, all regions; full screen presentation; Dolby 2.0.
Other Titles: Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Dance in America.
American masters (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Judy Kinberg ; directed by Merrill Brockway ; written by Holly Brubach ; a production of Thirteen/WNET New York in association with Société Radio-Canada & British Broadcasting Corporation.

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Through rare archival audio and video footage, interviews, film, and photographs, this program traces Balanchine's life from his youth, through his work for Hollywood and Broadway, to his creation of the New York City Ballet. Features selections from many of his ballets, including Chaconne, Agon, Symphony in C, Apollo, A midsummer night's dream, and Western symphony.

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