Video recording of live performance of 'Pierrot Lunaire' by Ballet Rambert at the Big Top, Battersea Park, London

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      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0194/003
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  • Physical Description
      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Static camera, can see whole of stage. Noise of dancers feet etc. audible over live music. 3 dancers, 2 males, 1 female. Female character Colombine’s three costumes changes are easy to distinguish. Can see some detail of costume. Lighting changes are clear. In sections of dark lighting, Pierrot’s tower and male character Brighella (who wears dark costume) remain visible. Pierrot out of shot during Brighella and Colombine’s dance.

Condition note: Occassional tracking problems. Picture loss at 00:07:00, 00:16:00, 00:20:00, 00:25:20.

VHS duration section: 00:00:20 - 00:37:19

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