Tales of Helpmann : A Portrait of Sir Robert Helpmann

Australia, 1990

Film
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A skilfully compiled documentary of Sir Robert Helpmann that combines lavish film extracts, rare black and white film, noteworthy photographic stills from shows and interviews with the stars that knew him. Protege of Pavlova and Fonteyn’s first partner, Helpmann was the most versatile theatrical talent of his time as he traversed careers in dance, acting, choreography, theatre directing and film performance.

Credits

production company

Don Featherstone Productions

Primetime Television

Duration

00:47:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302642

Language

English

Subject categories

Music & Performing Arts → Ballet

Music & Performing Arts → Helpmann, Robert, Sir, 1909-1986

People → Helpmann, Robert, Sir, 1909-1986

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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