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|Named Person:||Margot Fonteyn; Ruth St Denis; Lynn Seymour; Ann Miller; Joel Grey; Karen Kain; Erik Bruhn; Evelyn Hart; Nanette Fabray; Veronica Tennant; Buffalo Bill; Robert Altman; David Peregrine|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.|
|Notes:||Telecast dates from accompanying data sheet.|
|Event notes:||Excerpts telecast on the game show Front page challenge between 1960 and 1989.|
|Description:||3 videocassettes (109 min.) : sd., col. NTSC ; 1/2 in. (VHS)|
|Contents:||Cassette 1. Margot Fonteyn: "Panama holds ballerina's husband sought in plot" (ca. 6 min., b&w) / telecast on March 29, 1960 ; contains only background report and concluding questions and answers ; includes brief performance excerpt of Fonteyn in Frederick Ashton's Birthday offering. Ruth St. Denis: "Oct. 1909, Ruth St. Denis dazzles Europe" (ca. 7 min., b&w) / telecast on October 1, 1963. Lynn Seymour: "June 1969, National Ballet opens Ottawa's Arts Centre" (ca. 9 min., b&w) / telecast on April 13, 1970 ; includes discussion of the National Arts Centre. Ann Miller: "May 1970, MGM auctions film memorabilia" (ca. 11 min., b&w) / telecast on June 29, 1970 ; includes commercials. Joel Grey: "Buffalo Bill's show wows European royalty" (1889) (ca. 13 min., col.) / telecast on September 22, 1975 ; Grey talks about Robert Altman's film Buffalo Bill and the Indians or Sitting Bull's history lesson (1976), in which he plays the role of Nate Salisbury. Karen Kain: "National Ballet Company celebrates 25th season" (ca. 9 min., col. and b&w) / telecast on November 1, 1976 ; includes archival footage and discussion of the National Ballet of Canada. Cassette 2. Erik Bruhn: "Bruhn, 46, dances out of retirement (Feb. 1975) (ca. 11 min., col.) / telecast on April 13, 1979. Lacks ending of segment. Evelyn Hart: "Canadian dancer world champion" [at Varna, 1980] (ca. 12 min., col.) / telecast on December, 22, 1980 ; includes excerpt from Hart's prizewinning performance, an adagio to music from Tchaikovsky's The nutcracker, in which she is partnered by David Peregrine. Karen Kain and Ross Petty: "Karen Kain weds Ross Petty" (ca. 12 min., col.) / telecast on February 15, 1984 ; includes brief excerpt of Kain in Frederick Ashton's La fille mal gardée ; Ross Petty, an actor, briefly discusses Stephen Sondheim's musical Sweeney Todd. Cassette 3. Nanette Fabray: "NBC's Nanette Fabray double Emmy winner" (ca. 11 min., col.) / telecast on March 7, 1977 ; contains only final question-and-answer section ; Fabray discusses her work with widowed persons, dealing with her hearing impairment, and performing on television. Veronica Tennant: "Ballerina Tennant retires" (Feb. 1989) (ca. 9 min., col.) / telecast on June 14, 1989 ; includes brief performance excerpt from John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet.|
|Responsibility:||Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.|
- Fonteyn, Margot, -- 1919-1991.
- St. Denis, Ruth, -- 1880-1968.
- Seymour, Lynn, -- 1939-
- Miller, Ann, -- 1923-2004.
- Grey, Joel, -- 1932-
- Kain, Karen.
- Bruhn, Erik, -- 1928-1986.
- Hart, Evelyn, -- 1956-
- Fabray, Nanette.
- Tennant, Veronica.
- Buffalo Bill, -- 1846-1917.
- Altman, Robert, -- 1925-2006.
- Peregrine, David.
- National Ballet of Canada.
- National Arts Centre, Ottawa.
- Front page challenge (Television program)
- Dancers -- 20th century.
- Television game shows.