Posted 24 January 2011 - 09:49 AM
the filming in question here is most likely that which ended up as follows below, it should not be hard to find - it's been released variously on videocassette and dvd. (the suggested identification of the shade-wearing fellow as John Hart seems a good one as he's credited as having assisted Ashton in this project.)
An evening with the Royal Ballet / British Home Entertainment Ltd. in association with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden ; produced by Anthony Havelock-Allan.(87 min.) : sd., col.
Filmed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 1963, under the supervision of Frederick Ashton, assisted by John Hart. Danced by the Royal Ballet.
Music performed by the Orchestra of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden, conducted by John Lanchbery.
Le corsaire [pas de deux] / film directed by Anthony Havelock-Allan ; choreography, Rudolf Nureyev ; music, Riccardo Drigo ; danced by Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev.
La valse / choreography, Frederick Ashton ; music, Maurice Ravel ; danced by the Royal Ballet.
Aurora's wedding (Act III of The sleeping beauty) / film directed by Anthony Asquith ; choreography, Nikolai Sergeev after Marius Petipa ; music, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky ; sets and costumes, Oliver Messel ; cast: Fonteyn (Princess Aurora) and David Blair (Florimund); Graham Usher, Merle Park, Georgina Parkinson (Prince Florestan & his sisters); Antoinette Sibley, Brian Shaw (Bluebirds); Douglas Steuart (Puss-in-Boots) & Virginia Wakelyn (White cat); Ann Howard (Red Riding Hood) & Ronald Plaisted (Wolf); Alexander Grant, Keith Milland, Lawrence Ruffell (Three Ivans); Leslie Edwards (Cattalabutte); Ray Powell (Carabosse); Deanne Bergsma (Lilac fairy); Derek Rencher & Gerd Larsen (King Florestan & his queen).
Les sylphides / film directed by Asquith ; choreography, Serge Grigoriev and Lubov Tchernicheva after Mikhail Fokin ; music, Chopin, arr. by Ray Douglas ; danced by Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev, with Merle Park (valse), Annette Page (mazurka), and members of the Royal Ballet.