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Dancing for Mr. B : six Balanchine ballerinas

Author: Anne BelleDeborah DicksonMarian SeldesDon LenzerMaria TallchiefAll authors
Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Six ballerinas -- Mary Ellen Moylan, Maria Tallchief, Melissa Hayden, Allegra Kent, Merrill Ashley, and Darci Kistler -- keep alive Balanchine's ballets and the inspiration they learned from him. They also discuss other Balanchine dancers, such as Tanaquil Le Clercq and Suzanne Farrell. Balanchine was the single most powerful influence in their lives.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Biographical films
Feature films
Biography
Named Person: George Balanchine; Maria Tallchief; Mary Ellen Moylan; Melissa Hayden; Allegra Kent; Merrill Ashley; Darci Kistler; Merrill Ashley; George Balanchine; Melissa Hayden; Allegra Kent; Darci Kistler; Mary Ellen Moylan; Maria Tallchief
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Belle; Deborah Dickson; Marian Seldes; Don Lenzer; Maria Tallchief; Mary Ellen Moylan; Melissa Hayden; Allegra Kent; Merrill Ashley; Darci Kistler; Seahorse Films.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Kultur International Films.
ISBN: 9780769787572 0769787576
OCLC Number: 261565017
Notes: Originally produced in 1989.
DVD release date: Sep. 30, 2008.
Credits: Narrator, Marian Seldes ; pianists, Alla Edwards & Paul Patton ; cinematographer, Don Lenzer.
Performer(s): Interviewees: Maria Tallchief, Mary Ellen Moylan, Melissa Hayden, Allegra Kent, Merrill Ashley, Darci Kistler.
Description: 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, all regions, NTSC; full screen(4:3); Dolby Digital 2.0;
Contents: Excerpts from: Concerto barocco --
Serenade --
Symphony in C --
Firebird --
Stars and stripes --
Ballo della regina --
Chaconne --
Agon --
Four temperaments --
Apollo --
Scotch symphony.
Responsibility: producer and director, Anne Belle ; co-director and editor, Deborah Dickson ; a production of Seahorse Films in association with WNET/New York.

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Six ballerinas -- Mary Ellen Moylan, Maria Tallchief, Melissa Hayden, Allegra Kent, Merrill Ashley, and Darci Kistler -- keep alive Balanchine's ballets and the inspiration they learned from him. They also discuss other Balanchine dancers, such as Tanaquil Le Clercq and Suzanne Farrell. Balanchine was the single most powerful influence in their lives.

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