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Author: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Publisher: Canada : Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1957-1962.
Series: Close-up.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : English
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Compilation of four interviews.
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Genre/Form: Dance
Interviews
Video
Named Person: Lois Smith; David Adams; Margaret Kelly; Lynn Seymour; Agnes De Mille; Celia Franca
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 42744200
Notes: Title, telecast dates and additional information from accompanying data sheet.
Performer(s): Host: J. Frank Willis.
Event notes: Telecast by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on the series Close-up.
Description: 1 videocassette (44 min.) : sd., b&w NTSC ; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Contents: [David Adams and Lois Smith] (ca. 3 min.) / telecast on December 1, 1957 ; directed by James Swackhammer, Gerald Richardson ; produced by Ross McLean and others ; executive producer, Ross McLean ; interviewer, Pierre Berton. Lois Smith and David Adams of the National Ballet of Canada talk about the financial and personal sacrifices they make in order to pursue their careers as ballet dancers. [Backstage at the Lido] (ca. 12 min.) / telecast on January 28, 1960 ; produced by Ross McLean and Patrick Watson ; executive producer, Ross McLean ; interviewer, Bernard Braden. Margaret Kelly, director of the Bluebell Girls, and twin sisters who are members of the troupe discuss aspects of the troupe, its engagement in Paris, and their lives as dancers. The segment is illustrated with scenes of the dancers at their dressing tables. [Lynn Seymour] (ca. 10 min.) / telecast on May 27, 1962 ; produced by Claude Baikie ; executive producer, Jim Guthro ; interviewer, Jim McLean. Lynn Seymour, a Canadian member of Britain's Royal Ballet, discusses her experiences in and observations of the company, her dream of having her own company, her decision to drop her formal education and leave Canada, and her thoughts about marriage and her career. [Agnes de Mille] (ca. 19 min.) / telecast on October 8, 1961 ; interviewer, Celia Franca. Agnes de Mille, in Toronto for tryout performances of Kwamina, discusses various aspects of theater life, including the musicals Oklahoma! and Kwamina, the artist's use of instinct and craft, the qualities that constitute professionalism, the historical lag in the development of North American theater, the benefits and disadvantages of trade-unions, working in films (especially the film version of Oklahoma!), and the balance of marriage and career.
Series Title: Close-up.
Responsibility: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Compilation of four interviews.

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