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Cinderella (Sadler's Wells Ballet)

Overview

Choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton's take on Perrault's the timeless fairy tale is captured live at the Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet in this performance starring Dame Margot Fonteyn in the title role. Originally telecast on April 19, 1957 on NBC, this particular incarnation of the Cinderella fable soon became a staple of the Royal Ballet's repertoire, and features Ashton himself in the role of one of the cruel and ugly step-sisters.
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Overview

Choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton's take on Perrault's the timeless fairy tale is captured live at the Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet in this performance starring Dame Margot Fonteyn in the title role. Originally telecast on April 19, 1957 on NBC, this particular incarnation of the Cinderella fable soon became a staple of the Royal Ballet's repertoire, and features Ashton himself in the role of one of the cruel and ugly step-sisters.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/31/2004
  • UPC: 089948429692
  • Original Release: 1957
  • Rating:

  • Source: Video Artists Int'l
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Time: 1:27:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 43,140

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Margot Fonteyn Cinderella
Michael Somes The Prince
Frederick Ashton Ugly Sister
Kenneth MacMillan Ugly Sister
Alexander Grant Jester
Julia Farron Fiary Godmother
Sadler's Wells Ballet
Technical Credits
Clark Jones Director
Mort Abrahams Producer
Frederick Ashton Choreography, Screenwriter
Sol Hurok Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction; News of the Prince's Ball [3:02]
2. Cinderella [2:54]
3. The Beggar Woman [3:38]
4. Choosing Outfits for the Ball [1:51]
5. The Ugly Sisters' Dance Exploration [2:16]
6. Cinderella Left Alone [3:40]
7. The Beggar Woman's Transformation Into the Fairy Godmother [3:17]
8. The Dance of the Seasons; Cinderella Leaves for the Ball [1:21]
9. Introduction; The Ball [9:51]
10. The Ugly Sisters Arrive [2:21]
11. The Jester [5:02]
12. The Prince Arrives [1:42]
13. Cinderella Arrives [3:01]
14. Cinderella's Solo [6:43]
15. The Prince's Gift of Oranges [1:40]
16. Cinderella and the Prince (Scène) [1:44]
17. Cinderella and the Prince (Pas De Deux) [1:11]
18. Midnight Strikes; Cinderella's Slipper Left Behind [4:53]
19. Introduction; The Search for Cinderella [1:07]
20. Cinderella Remembers the Ball [:49]
21. The Ugly Sisters Arrive Home [2:52]
22. The Prince Enters in Hopes of Finding the Match for the Lost Slipper [1:22]
23. The Prince Discovers Cinderella [2:00]
24. The Fairy Godmother Returns to Unite Cinderella and the Prince [1:46]
25. Closing Credits [3:59]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Program
   Chapter Selection
      Act I
      Act II
      Act III
   Bonus Selection
      Color Television
      Portable Radios
      Life Insurance
      Refrigerator
      Life Insurance
   Contact VAI
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