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|Named Person:||Rudolf Nureyev; Robert Helpmann, Sir; Ray Powell; Lucette Aldous; Marilyn Rowe; Kelvin Coe; Patricia Cox; Colin Peasley; Alan Alder; Paul Saliba; Gailene Stock; Gary Norman; Janet Opdyke; Alida Chase; John Meehan; Frédéric Werner; John Lanchbery; Charlie Rose|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Rudolf Nureyev; Robert Helpmann, Sir; Marius Petipa; Barry Kay; L Minkus; John Lanchbery; Bryan Ashbridge; Wallace Potts; Kay Roberts; Jac Venza; Carlos Salces; Charlie Rose; Australian Broadcasting Corporation.; Roadshow Entertainment (Firm : Australia); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
|Notes:||Don Quixote is screened in letterbox format.
Motion picture made by International Arts Inc., c1972; released by the Walter Reade Organisation. Restored and remastered for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, c1999 ; released by Roadshow Entertainment, a Village Roadshow Company, and ABC Video Arts.
This tape also contains an additional 29 min. of unrelated footage, consisting of a short subject by Mexican director Carlos Salces, announcements of upcoming programs, and the beginning of the program Charlie Rose.
A commercially-released version of Don Quixote, without the introductory profile of Rudolf Nureyev but with a documentary on the making of the film, appears on: *MGZIA 4-652.
|Credits:||Credits for Don Quixote: Additional music, John Lanchbery ; production and costume design, Barry Kay ; cinematography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; assistant directors, Bryan Ashbridge and Wallace Potts. Executive producer for Great Performances, Jac Venza.|
|Cast:||Robert Helpmann (Don Quixote) ; Ray Powell (Sancho Panza) ; Rudolf Nureyev (Basilio) ; Francis Croese (Lorenzo, the innkeeper) ; Lucette Aldous (Kitri/Dulcinea) ; Colin Peasley (Gamache) ; Marilyn Rowe (Street dancer/Queen of the dryads) ; Kelvin Coe (Espada) ; Patricia Cox (Cupid) ; Gailene Stock and Carolyn Pappel (friends of Kitri) ; Alan Alder, Paul Saliba (Gypsy dancers) ; Ronald Bekker, Susan Dains (Gypsy king and queen) ; Julie da Costa, Leigh Rowles (Gypsy girls) ; Janet Vernon, Gary Norman (leading fandango couple) ; Alida Chase (bridesmaid) ; Ronald Bekker, John Meehan, Rex McNeil, Rodney Smith, Joseph Janusaites, Frederic Werner (matadors) ; others.|
|Performer(s):||Danced by Rudolf Nureyev and the Australian Ballet.
Music played by the Elizabethan Trust Melbourne Orchestra [now called the State Orchestra of Victoria], conducted by John Lanchbery.
|Event notes:||Telecast by KCET, Los Angeles (a PBS television station), on June 22, 2001. Don Quixote and its introductory profile of Rudolf Nureyev were telecast as part of the series Great Performances, produced by Thirteen/WNET.|
|Description:||1 videocassette (108 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences NTSC ; 1/2 in. (VHS).|
|Contents:||Film version of the ballet (ca. 102 min.), preceded by a profile of Rudolf Nureyev (ca. 6 min.) produced by WNET especially for this Great Performances telecast. Additional material: En el espejo del cielo (In the mirror of the sky) (c1998 ; ca. 9 min.) / produced by Beret Films and the Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía ; directed and edited by Carlos Salces ; produced by Gabriel Beristain, Blanca Montoya and Carlos Salces ; script by Blanca Montoya and Carlos Salces ; photography, Chuy Chavez ; music, Carlos Warman ; costumes and makeup, Gabriela Benito ; performed by Malcom Vargas (Luis) and Alicia Laguna (Juana). Credits in Spanish. Additional material: Charlie Rose [excerpt] (ca. 17 min.) / includes brief interview footage of Angel Corella, a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre ; and the beginning of an interview with Joshua Smith and Matthew Lamanna, who discuss their discovery of dinosaur bones in the desert.|
|Series Title:||Rudolf Nureyev Collection.|
|Responsibility:||International Arts Inc. ; directed by Rudolf Nureyev and Robert Helpmann ; produced by John L. Hargreaves ; choreography by Rudolf Nureyev after Marius Petipa ; music by Ludwig Minkus, arranged by John Lanchbery.|
- Australian Ballet.
- Nureyev, Rudolf, -- 1938-1993.
- Helpmann, Robert, -- Sir, -- 1909-1986.
- Powell, Ray.
- Aldous, Lucette.
- Rowe, Marilyn.
- Coe, Kelvin.
- Cox, Patricia.
- Peasley, Colin.
- Alder, Alan.
- Saliba, Paul.
- Stock, Gailene.
- Norman, Gary.
- Opdyke, Janet.
- Chase, Alida.
- Meehan, John, -- 1950-
- Werner, Frédéric.
- Lanchbery, John.
- Rose, Charlie.
- Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Nureyev after Petipa, M)