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The South Bank Show. Nureyev

Author: Patricia Foy; Melvyn Bragg; Antelope Films, Ltd.; Reiner Moritz Associates.; London Weekend Television, ltd.
Publisher: U.K. : London Weekend Television, ©1991.
Series: Rudolf Nureyev Collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Slightly abridged version, with an added introduction, of a documentary on the life and career of Rudolf Nureyev, told through interviews with the dancer. Topics include his childhood in the town of Ufa, where he studied folk dancing ; his ballet training with Anna Udeltsova and the Kirov School's Aleksandr Pushkin ; his early career with the Kirov Ballet ; his defection to the west and initial affiliation with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dance
Biographies
Interviews
Video
Named Person: Rudolf Nureyev; Rudolf Nureyev; Anna Udel't︠s︡ova; Aleksandr Pushkin; Natalʹi︠a︡ Mikhaĭlovna Dudinskai︠a︡; Roland Petit; Maude Lloyd; Erik Bruhn; Margot Fonteyn; Margot Fonteyn; Ninette De Valois; David Wall; Frederick Ashton; Merle Park; George Balanchine; Vivi Flindt; Eva Kloborg; Anne Sonnerup; Sylvie Guillem; Sylvie Guillem; Charles Jude; Marina Vivien; Philip Gammon; Melvyn Bragg
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Foy; Melvyn Bragg; Antelope Films, Ltd.; Reiner Moritz Associates.; London Weekend Television, ltd.
OCLC Number: 81538841
Notes: For the 90-minute version of the documentary Nureyev, see: *MGZIA 4-516 Nureyev.
Credits: Program consultant, Maude Lloyd ; executive producer, Mick Csaky.
Performer(s): Introduced by Melvyn Bragg.
Pianist: Philip Gammon.
Interviewees: Rudolf Nureyev, and Razida Evegrafova [Rashida Evgrafova], Taisiam Khalturina, Anna Udeltsova, Natalia Dudinskaya, Roland Petit, Maude Lloyd, Margot Fonteyn, Ninette de Valois, David Wall, Sylvie Guillem, Marina Vivien.
Description: 1 videocassette (80 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences PAL ; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Series Title: Rudolf Nureyev Collection.
Responsibility: a London Weekend Television production for ITV ; produced by Antelope Films in association with Reiner Moritz Associates ; produced and directed by Patricia Foy ; edited and presented by Melvyn Bragg.

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Slightly abridged version, with an added introduction, of a documentary on the life and career of Rudolf Nureyev, told through interviews with the dancer. Topics include his childhood in the town of Ufa, where he studied folk dancing ; his ballet training with Anna Udeltsova and the Kirov School's Aleksandr Pushkin ; his early career with the Kirov Ballet ; his defection to the west and initial affiliation with the International Ballet of the Marquis de Cuevas ; his friendship with Erik Bruhn ; his partnership with Margot Fonteyn and tenure with the Royal Ballet ; the creation of Frederick Ashton's Marguerite and Armand ; productions he has mounted for other companies ; his contacts with George Balanchine ; his experimentation with modern dance ; his work as film actor and director ; and his leadership of the Paris Opéra Ballet. He is seen dancing in excerpts from Le corsaire, The sleeping beauty, The nutcracker, Giselle (with Fonteyn), Marguerite and Armand (with Fonteyn), Apollo, Pierrot lunaire, Aureole (with Vivi Flindt, Eva Kloborg, and Anne Sonnerup of the Royal Danish Ballet), Swine lake (with Miss Piggy), and his own stagings of Swan lake, The nutcracker (with Merle Park), Don Quixote, and Cinderella (with Sylvie Guillem and Charles Jude). Observations of Nureyev as a dancer and a private person are offered by his sister Rashida Evgrafova, his teachers Taisiam Khalturina and Anna Udel't︠s︡ova, and various colleagues and associates.

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