• Short Summary

    Various shots of a ballet performance, in Hungary.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused -

    Title reads: "London's Festival Ballet".

    Hungary.

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3036.03
    Media URN:
    86490
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:19:00 / 01:03:26:00
    Canister:
    UN 3601 E

Comments (1)

  1. jashayward says

    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.

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