Item Details

Jerome Robbins [videorecording]: Something to Dance About

written by Amanda Vaill ; produced & directed by Judy Kinberg ; produced by Thirteen/WNET
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Examines the life of the controversial master of the Broadway musical and ballet choreographer Jerome Robbins. Features excerpts from Robbins' work, including never-before-seen rehearsal footage, and interviews with Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jacques d'Amboise, Suzanne Farrell, Arthur Laurents, Peter Martins, Frank Rich, Chita Rivera, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick, Joseph Stein, and others.
Director
Judy Kinberg
Performers
Narrator, Ron Rifkin.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
130 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Running time on disc and container: 130 min.; actual running time, ca. 114 min.
  • Special feature: Bonus interviews.
Variant Title
Something to dance about
Related Title
American masters (Television program)
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen
Contents
  • Jerome Rabinowitz
  • Life-changing revelations
  • Camp Tamiment
  • Ballet Theatre
  • Fancy free
  • On the town
  • The playful side and the darker side
  • Love and loss
  • Autobiographical material
  • Broadway's rising star
  • Balanchine and the New York City Ballet
  • The king and I
  • The House Un-American Activities Committee
  • Robbins' muse, Tanaquil Le Clercq
  • Pete Pan
  • West Side story
  • Ballets U.S.A.
  • Gypsy
  • Challenges and fixes
  • Fiddler on the roof
  • Les noces
  • Dances at a gathering
  • The Goldberg variations
  • Watermill
  • Robbins and Balanchine
  • Dybbuk
  • Other dances
  • Glass pieces and Antique epigraphs
  • In memory of--
  • Jerome Robbins' Broadway
  • Dancing until the end.
ISBN
9780769788265, 0769788262
Credits
Narrator, Ron Rifkin ; director of photography Tom Hurwitz ; editors, Molly Bernstein, Girish Bhargava.
Published
West Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, [2009]
Recording Info
Originally produced in 2008; broadcast on PBS on Feb. 18, 2009 as an episode of the television program American masters.
Publisher no.
D4454 Kultur
Related Resources
Watch online
Description
1 videodisc (130 [i.e. 114] min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, NTSC; all regions; Dolby 2.0.
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