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[Starring] Ballets des Champs-Elysees
Choreography after Marius Petipa

Swanilda and friends find the toy-maker's daughter sitting in a chair, and discover her to be a doll. Highly amused, they set all the toys in motion. Coppelius rushes in and angrily chases them away. Meanwhile, Franz, who has climbed a ladder into a room, is seized by Coppelius, who decides to ply him with wine, and with the help of a book of magic to transfer his spirit into Coppelia. In fact, it is not Coppelia at all, but Swanilda, who has taken her place. To the great joy of the toy-maker, she comes to life, but when he pretends that Franz is a doll too, she gets very angry and becomes hopelessly out of control. Franz recovers consciousness, recognises Swanilda, and Coppelius realises that he has been fooled.

Contributors

Art Director:
Boris Kochno
Director of Choreography:
Roland Petit
Music:
Leo Delibes
Swanilda:
Nina Vyroubova
Coppelius:
Gordon Hamilton
Franz:
Deryk Mendel
Swanilda's Friend:
Simone Mostovoy
Swanilda's Friend:
Danielle Darmance
Swanilda's Friend:
Helene Sadovska
Swanilda's Friend:
Michele Hoffer
Swanilda's Friend:
Nina Bibikova
Clockwork Doll:
Teddy Rodolphe
Clockwork Doll:
Oleg Briansky
Clockwork Doll:
Jean Blanchard
Clockwork Doll:
Andre Leclercq

(The Strolling Players)
A Ballet by Boris Kochno.
[Starring] Ballets des Champs-Elysees
A troupe of strolling players arrive in the suburbs and set up their stage. The performers rehearse, then present their show.
A Child Acrobat, Siamese Twins, Visions d'Art, The Conjurer, The Clown, The Sleeping Beauty, then they go on their way.

[Starring] Nina Vyroubova, Roland Petit, Teddy Rodolphe, Danielle Darmance,
Michele Hoffer, Simone Mostovoy, Nina Bibikova, Gordon Hamilton, Helene Sadovska

Contributors

Liberttist:
Boris Kochno
Music:
Henri Sauguet
Decor/Costumes:
Christian Berard
Orchestra under the direction of:
Andre Girard
Produced for television by:
D. H. Munro
Choreography:
Roland Petit
Dancer:
Nina Vyroubova
Dancer:
Roland Petit
Performer:
Teddy Rodolphe
Dancer:
Danielle Darmance
Dancer:
Michele Hoffer
Dancer:
Simone Mostovoy
Dancer:
Nina Bibikova
Dancer:
Gordon Hamilton
Dancer:
Helene Sadovska

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