Romeo and Juliet - Ulanova, Zhdanov (Bolshoi 1954) (DVD)

Romeo and Juliet - Ulanova, Zhdanov (Bolshoi 1954) (DVD)

Code: 4260


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Product Description

The sumptuous 1954 Technicolor production of Romeo and Juliet stars Galina Ulanova as a radiant Juliet and Yuri Zhdanov as an ardent Romeo. Upon its initial videocassette release, the New York Times dance critic glowingly reported: "The famed 1954 film version of Leonid Lavrovsky's ballet with the great Galina Ulanova is hors concours as a classic." Bonus feature: Ulanova and Sergeyev in the White Swan pas de deux from Swan Lake.
Color, Mono, 91 minutes, 4:3, All regions

Romeo and Juliet
Ballet in Three Acts
Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Choreography by Leonid Lavrovsky

With members of The Bolshoi Ballet:

Juliet: Galina Ulanova
Romeo: Yuri Zhdanov
Mercutio: S. Koren
Tybalt: A. Yermolayev
Benvolio: V. Kudryashov

Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor