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Title American Ballet Theatre [videorecording] : a history / a Steeplechase Films production ; directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Bonnie Lafave, Katie O'Rourke, Ric Burns ; for Steeplechase Films, executive producers, Agnes Hsu-Tang and Oscar Tang ; series producer, Julie Sacks ; executive producers, Susan Lacy, Michael Kantor ; a production of Steeplechase Films, Inc. and Thirteen Productions LLC's American Masters for WNET.

Publication Info. [Alexandria, VA] : PBS, [2015]
[Alexandria, VA] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2015]


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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 104 minutes) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical stereo Dolby Digital 2.0 rda
widescreen 24 fps rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video Region 1 rda
Television program
Series American masters
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language In English, optional English subtitles.
Note Documentary.
Performer Commentators, Jennifer Homans, Kevin McKenzie, Alicia Alonso, Anna Kisselgoff ; includes footage of interviews and/or dances by: Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, Hee Seo, Marcelo Gomes, Isabella Boylston, Herman Cornejo, Daniil Simkin, Joseph Gorak, Cory Stearns, Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Alicia Alonso, Donald Saddler, Frederic Franklin, Susan Jaffe, Julie Kent, and Alexei Ratmansky.
Credits Edited by Mikaela Shwer, Emily Williams ; cinematography by Buddy Squires with Anthony Savini, Greg Andracke, Steve McCarthy, Phillip Millard ; original music by Dustin O'Halloran, Brian Keane.
Note Originally broadcast on television by PBS as an episode of the television program American Masters in 2015.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Ric Burns presents this rich, 75-year history of one of the most respected and revered dance companies in the world. With unprecedented access to the company, witness dramatic live performances, grueling rehearsals, and iconic dances by Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, and many others; as well as rare footage of ballet icons Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and more.
Subject American Ballet Theatre -- History.
Ballet companies -- United States -- History.
Ballet -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Ballet television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Burns, Ric, television director, television producer.
Lafave, Bonnie, television producer.
O'Rourke, Katie (Producer), television producer.
Hsu-Tang, Agnes, television producer.
Tang, Oscar, television producer.
Sacks, Julie (Producer), television producer.
Lacy, Susan, television producer.
Kantor, Michael, 1961- television producer.
Homans, Jennifer (Dancer), commentator.
McKenzie, Kevin, commentator.
Alonso, Alicia, 1921- commentator, participant.
Kisselgoff, Anna, commentator.
Copeland, Misty, performer.
Murphy, Gillian, performer.
Seo, Hee, performer.
Gomes, Marcelo, performer.
Boylston, Isabella, performer.
Cornejo, Herman, performer.
Simkin, Daniil, performer.
Gorak, Joseph, performer.
Stearns, Cory, performer.
Robbins, Jerome, participant.
Balanchine, George, participant.
De Mille, Agnes, participant.
Tudor, Antony, 1908-1987, participant.
Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- participant.
Saddler, Donald, participant.
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013, participant.
Jaffe, Susan, 1962- participant.
Kent, Julie, participant.
Ratmanski, Alekse, 1968- participant.
Shwer, Mikaela, editor of moving image work.
Squires, Buddy, director of photography.
Andracke, Gregory, director of photography.
O'Halloran, Dustin, 1971- composer (expression)
Keane, Brian, composer (expression)
Steeplechase Films Inc, production company.
Thirteen Productions, production company.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title American masters (Television program).
ISBN 9781627893275 : DVD 24.99
162789327X : DVD 24.99
Standard No. 841887024563
Music No. AMMS6803 American Masters

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