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Camera Canada. The looking glass people

Author: Norman Campbell; Louis Applebaum; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Publisher: Canada : Canadian Broadcasting Corp., 1962.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : English
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Documentary on the "looking glass world" of ballet, emphasizing the unglamourous side of life behind the scenes. Using the National Ballet of Canada as an example, the program examines various aspects of the dancer's life: company class and rehearsals ; the crucial support of pointe shoes ; the expense of ballet productions ; the physical strength and stamina required of the male dancer ; the rigors of touring ; the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dance
Documentaries and factual films and programs
Video
Named Person: Celia Franca; Galina Samsova; Lois Smith; Grant Strate; Lilian Jarvis; Betty Oliphant; Yves Cousineau; George Crum
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Campbell; Louis Applebaum; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 47761577
Notes: Norman Campbell Collection of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Credits: Writer, George Salverson ; music, Louis Applebaum ; executive producer, Thom Benson.
Performer(s): Interviewees: members of the National Ballet of Canada, including Judie Colpman, Cathy Carr, Nancy Schwenker, Jeanette Cassels, Yves Cousineau, Lois Smith.
Also appearing in program: members of the National Ballet of Canada: Celia Franca, founder and artistic director ; Carmen Guild, general manager ; George Crum, musical director ; Grant Strate, choreographer ; dancers Galina Samsova, Roberta Gibson, Lilian Jarvis ; and Betty Oliphant, principal of the National Ballet School.
Narrator: Budd Knapp.
Event notes: Telecast by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on December 10, 1962.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, black and white NTSC ; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Other Titles: Looking glass people
Responsibility: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; directed and produced by Norman Campbell.

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Documentary on the "looking glass world" of ballet, emphasizing the unglamourous side of life behind the scenes. Using the National Ballet of Canada as an example, the program examines various aspects of the dancer's life: company class and rehearsals ; the crucial support of pointe shoes ; the expense of ballet productions ; the physical strength and stamina required of the male dancer ; the rigors of touring ; the coordination of effort by performers and technical staff in preparing for a performance. In brief interviews, the dancers themselves share their experiences and observations. Among the ballets seen in performance are The sleeping beauty (Act III, coda of the Bluebird pas de deux ; finale) and The nutcracker (party and snow scenes). Rehearsal footage includes excerpts from the Rose adagio from The sleeping beauty, with Lois Smith as Aurora ; and the third movement of George Balanchine's Concerto barocco. Students of the National Ballet School are seen in ballet and academic classes, and at a weigh-in conducted by Betty Oliphant.

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