|aBalanchine|h[videorecording] :|b[the father of American ballet]/|cproduced by Judy Kinberg ; directed by Merrill Brockway ; written by Holly Brubach ; a production of Thirteen/WNET New York in association with Societe Radio-Canada & British Broadcasting Corporation.
|aWest Long Branch, NJ :|bKultur, |c, c1984.
|a1 videodisc (156 [i.e. 115] min.) :|bsd., col. with b&w sequences ; |c4 3/4 in.
|aTitle from container.
|aOriginally broadcast in 1984 as episodes of the television programs Great performances and Dance in America. Later rebroadcast as an episode of the PBS television program American masters.
|aNarrator, Frank Langella.
|aThrough rare archival audio and video footage, interviews, film, and photographs, this program traces Balanchine's life from his youth, through his work for Hollywood and Broadway, to his creation of the New York City Ballet. Features selections from many of his ballets, including Chaconne, Agon, Symphony in C, Apollo, A midsummer night's dream, and Western symphony.
|aMPAA rating: Not rated.
|aDVD, NTSC ; all regions, Dolby 2.0., 4:3 full screen.
|aNew York City Ballet.
|aDocumentary television programs.
|aWNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
|aCanadian Broadcasting Corporation.
|aBritish Broadcasting Corporation.
|aPublic Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
|aGreat performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))