Video recording of live performance of 'Embrace Tiger and Return to Mountain' by Ballet Rambert at the Gardner Centre, Brighton

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2228 RDC/PF/01/0207/003
  • Dates of Creation
      1974
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 VHS Unknown format transferred to VHS. VHS Digitised with digital access file available: Yes

Scope and Content

Operated camera. Operator pans and zooms to follow dancers. Not all dancers in shot all of the time. Costumes, spandex unitards. Music begins 00:02:30. Start to 00:00:05, whole stage filmed, dancers at extreme left of stage sometimes out of shot until camera operator pans left. 00:05:00 – 00:08:00 zooms in on one female dancer, can see choreography very clearly. 08:00:00 – 09:00:00 zoom on male female duet, can see choreography very clearly. At 00:10:33 recording freezes then cuts out before resuming from 00:11:20 – 00:22:22 with visual problems. Appearance that when footage was copied to VHS the speed was not calibrated correctly with some of the recording transferred at half speed and some at double speed. Approx. 00:22:00 – 00:23:00 recording cuts out before resuming with visual problems for earlier.

Condition note: Poor transfer to vhs. Picture and sound loss at 00:10:33 - 00:11:20 and 00:22:22 - 00:23:22. Drop outs.

VHS duration section: 00:00:15 - 00:37:06

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