1987: La Esmeralda, Fracci as Kschessinskaya
Posted 21 January 2013 - 07:03 AM
"ESMERALDA, with Carla Fracci as Matilde Kschessinska and Stephen Jeffries as Nicolas Legat.
In 1987 a two-part television programme called The Ballerinas featured Carla Fracci with some of the top male dancers of the period in a series of reconstructions, putting various ballets and their interpretors in an historical context. Fracci was an amazingly youthful 51 when she danced these extracts."
Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:08 PM
Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:54 AM
I always think Mme. K. was one of that kind too...don't you think...?
Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:36 AM
And it looks as though some of the artifacts of photography and film (varying speed of the camera) have been incorporated into the reconstruction
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