Festival Ballet In Hungary 1962

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    Unissued / Unused -

    Title reads: "London's Festival Ballet".


    Various shots of a ballet performance.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 19/04/1962.

    Additional notes from Jane Pritchard, April 2011:

    This shows Festival Ballet (London) at the Erkel Theatre, Budapest, Hungary, in the finale of the ballet Bourree fantasque choreographed by George Balanchine to music by Emmanuel Chabrier and with costumes designed by Karinska. The company performed this ballet at the Erkel on 6 and 7 April 1962.

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:19:00 / 01:03:26:00
    UN 3601 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 3601 E
  • Appears in...

    Fashion & Music Lifestyle & Culture
  • Stills

Comments (1)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

  • Has any attempt been made to identify the leading dancers here? Is it possible that the male dancer in the central couple is John Gilpin? If it is, this snippet will be one of the rare examples of this great British dancer captured on film.

    jashayward 18th Jul 2014

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
24 January 2015 marks 50 years since the death of British Prime Minister and international statesman, Sir Winston Churchill. British Pathé’s cameras followed Churchill throughout his career.
If you are a media professional and have seen some footage or stills you wish to include in your production, please contact us.
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.

Related Videos

Cannes Festival Firework Display

Cannes Festival Firework Display

Ballet dancing and a firework display form part of the festival at Cannes, France.

The Edinburgh International Festival 1955 - Reel 2

The Edinburgh International Festival 1955 - Reel 2

Procession to St Giles, tossing caber & Glyndebourne Opera & Royal Danish Ballet rehearsing.

Moscow Youth Festival

Moscow Youth Festival

Various shots of young people from all races and continents in traditional costume, parading and dancing in the Kremlin and Moscow's streets.

London Festival Ballet In Prague

London Festival Ballet In Prague

London Festival Ballet performs in Prague.

International Dance Festival

International Dance Festival

Russian ballerina Margarita Drozdova wins Anna Pavlova Prize at International Dance Festival.

Ford Threaten To Close Dagenham

Ford Threaten To Close Dagenham

News report about threatened closure of Ford car plant + shots of plush area of London.

Ballets Russes - Festival Of Narcissus

Ballets Russes - Festival Of Narcissus

Ballet on open-air stage in mountainous area followed by procession through town.

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. These images from Auschwitz and Belsen help to remember the horrors of the Holocaust.
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
As Britain commemorates the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's death, here are Pathé's iconic images of the wartime leader.
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
The great politician and orator Winston Churchill left behind a sea of humourous quips and discerning quotes. We remember some of his finest epigrams and witty ripostes.
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.