Jacques d’Amboise: Portrait of a Great American Dancer
A dazzling compilation of previously unissued television appearances taken from Canadian television and the American series The Bell Telephone Hour (1956-1965). D'Amboise dances Stars & Stripes, the Love Duet from The Still Point, the Snow pas de deux from The Nutcracker (all with Melissa Hayden); the Black Swan pas de deux from Swan Lake (with Lupe Serrano); Afternoon of a Faun (with Tanaquil LeClercq); and Apollo (with Diana Adams, Jillana, and Francia Russell). Also includes the legendary 1954 telecast of Filling Station starring d’Amboise and members of the New York City Ballet. DVD Extra: 2006 interview with Jacques d'Amboise.
Color/B&W, 85 minutes (program)/ 50 minutes (interview), 4:3, All regions