Video recording of live performance of 'Java' by Ballet Rambert at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

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      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0332/004
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  • Physical Description
      1 VHS VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Static camera. No scenery or props but backdrop and spotlight lighting throughout entire performance with change in colour scheme for each movement At times lighting is very bright and dancers’ faces and outlines are overexposed. Costume: Dinner jackets, waistcoats )some sequinned in gold, lime green and red. In the final movement one female dancer wears a skirt or dress. Difficult to distinguish gender of dancers (both men and women), except in the way they moved.

Condition note: Tape got stuck in machine and twisted. Video was taken out and manually wound back in.

VHS duration section: 00:50:29 - 01:17:35

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