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|Named Person:||Rudolf Nureyev; Yōko Morishita; Jim Henson; Frank Oz; Shirley MacLaine; Harry Belafonte; Bob Hope; Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Dwight Hemion; Gary Smith; Gillian Lynne
|Notes:||Accompanied by data sheet.
End credits only.
|Credits:||Show staged by Robert Nesbitt ; compiled by Colin Lewis and John Pullen ; design, Norman Smith.|
|Performer(s):||Host: Bob Hope.
Music played by Jack Parnell and his orchestra.
|Event notes:||Recorded in performance at the London Palladium in 1977.|
|Description:||1 videocassette (46 min.) : sd., col. NTSC ; 1/2 in. (VHS)|
|Contents:||[Comedy sequence and song] (ca. 5 min.) / performed by the Muppets (Jim Henson, Frank Oz, and others). [Songs and dances] (ca. 10 min.) / performed by Shirley MacLaine and four dancers. MacLaine sings "If my friends could see me now" from Sweet Charity ; sings and dances to "Gypsy in my soul" ; and dances the Donkey serenade hustle. [Don Quixote pas de deux] (ca. 11 min.) / choreography not uncredited, probably after Marius Petipa ; music, L. Minkus ; danced by Rudolf Nureyev and Yoko Morishita. [Comedy sequence and dance] (ca. 4 min.) / choreography, Gillian Lynne ; performed by the Muppets and six dancers costumed as Muppets. [Songs] (ca. 9 min.) / performed by Harry Belafonte with a female singer and musical ensemble. [Comedy sequence with song and dance] (ca. 2 min.) / performed by Bob Hope with Rudolf Nureyev and an unidentified woman. [Finale] (ca. 3 min.) / bows by performers, whose names are announced by Bob Hope ; singing of the national anthem ; views of Queen Elizabeth II and her party in their box. [Backstage scenes and end credits] (ca. 2 min.) / with narration by an announcer off-camera ; views of Queen Elizabeth II and her party greeting the artists.|
|Series Title:||Rudolf Nureyev Collection.|
|Responsibility:||ATV ; directed by Dwight Hemion ; produced by Gary Smith and Dwight Hemion.|
- Nureyev, Rudolf, -- 1938-1993.
- Morishita, Yōko, -- 1948-
- Henson, Jim.
- Oz, Frank.
- MacLaine, Shirley, -- 1934-
- Belafonte, Harry, -- 1927-
- Hope, Bob, -- 1903-2003.
- Elizabeth -- II, -- Queen of Great Britain, -- 1926-
- Don Quixote (Choreographic work : Petipa, M). -- Pas de deux.
- Hustle (Dance)
- Benefit performances.