The American Ballet in Moscow.. (1962)

Film-document №5614 2 parts, Duration: 0:18:12 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Katanyan V.

Operators: Bgancev I., Kiselev V., Khodyakov V.


A newsreel about the concert tour in Moscow of the USA ballet troupe "New York City Ballet".

Temporary description

City of Moscow. 1962. Statement of the American Ballet Company's "New York City Ballet at the Bolshoi Theater of the USSR. The audience applauded. In the bed of People's Artist of the USSR OV Lepeshinskaya. Scene of the Kremlin Palace of Congresses. Fragments from the ballet "Allegro", "Symphony of the Far West," "Prodigal Son", "Waltz," "Agon," "Fanfare" and the other in the performance of American artists. Tancujut Nicholas Magalanas, Allegra Kent, Gloria Govrin, Edward Vilel, Patricia Magbrayt, Arthur Mitchell and the other soloists of the troupe. Artistic Director of the New York City Ballet, George Balanchine, Dance lessons are held in the Ballet School at the Bolshoi Theater, among the present U.S. ambassador to the USSR F. de. Kohler, American and Soviet artists. Interview with General Director of the theater Kerstayna (synchronously). Evening at the House of the actor, among those present: Distinguished Artist of USSR R. Simonov, Obraztsov, O. Lepeshinskaya, American and Soviet artists.

Reel №1

The auditorium of the Bolshoi Theater - LS.

The audience applauds - MS.

On the stage of the Bolshoi Theater bows American artists ballet company "New York City Ballet."

In the box applaud People's Artist Olga Lepeshinskaya - CU.

PNRM. the hall of the Kremlin Palace of Congresses.

Actors Melissa Hayden and Nicholas Magalanes on stage performing "Allegro Brilliant" by Tchaikovsky (synchronously).

Actors Allegra Kent and Arthur Mitchell perform a dance "Agony" by Stravinsky (synchronously).

Arthur Mitchell and Gloria Govrin perform ballet "Symphony of the Far West" (synchronous).

American artists under the leadership of artistic director of the troupe rehearsed by George Balanchine at the bench.

George Balanchine gives dance lesson in the Ballet School of the Bolshoi Theatre.

In a lesson D. Balanchine present artists of his company and the U.S. ambassador to the USSR Kohler.

Guests on the lessons of the Russian teachers at the ballet school.

Guests applaud.

The pupils in the classroom.

American artists visiting Soviet artists in the House actor - MS., CU.

Talking Ruben Simonov and Arthur Mitchell, Allegri Kent and Sergey Samples, Olga Lepeshinskaya and Edward Villela.

Reel №2

American artists perform excerpt from Prokofiev's ballet "Prodigal Son" (synchronous).

Patricia McBride performs Ravel's waltz (synchronously).

Tour program of the American Ballet Theatre.

Ballet performance of "Fanfare" choreographer George Robbins (synchronously).

The audience applauded congresses.

General Director of the theater "New York City Ballet," Kirstein interviewed (simultaneously in English).

Performed Symphony in C Bizet (synchronously).

Adagio perform Allegri Kent and Komrets Ladlots.

Kremlin Palace of Congresses - MS.