• Short Summary

    Ballet director Serge Lifar at work.

  • Description

    Paris, France.

    Title reads 'Visages Contemporains - Serge Lifar'.

    Elevated shot of behind the scene activity on ballet stage during performance. MS. Ballet Director Serge Lifar talking with Jean Cocteau. Various shots during rehearsals for ballet "Sunrise Song" with Lifar is directing. MS. Lifar posing under statue. Various shots of Lifar in a matador costume. CU. Still photograph of Russian astronaut Yuri Gagarin, tracks back to show selection of stills. Various shots of Lifar looking over some costumes in the wardrobe of the theatre. MS. Lifar starts to duel with swords with another man. Various shots of Lifar writing with quill pen. MCU. Ballet dancer tying her shoes. Various shots of the dancers practising with the help of Lifar. MCU. Lifar talking - natural sound, French. Various shots of the dancers twisting about. Various shots of the ballet dancers rehearsing under watchful eye of Lifar. Various shots of ballet dancer Serge Labisse getting some wings fitted by Lifar and starts to dance.


    Date found in the old record - 08/04/1963.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:58:00 / 01:34:24:00
    UN 3735 C

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