The Lady and the Fool/Pineapple Poll [DVD] [1959]

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The Lady and the Fool/Pineapple Poll
This two-pack offers a pair of classic ballets by choreographer John Cranko, performed and filmed in 1959. First is The Lady and the Fool, set to Verdi music, and starring Svetlana Beriosova as La Capricciosa, Ronald Hynd as Moondog and Ray Powell as Bootface; the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden lends musical accompaniment, conducted by Charles Mackerras. Next up is Pineapple Poll, set to an Arthur Sullivan score, and starring Merle Park in the title role, David Blair as Captain Belaye, Stanley Holden as Jasper and Brenda Taylor as Blanche. The London Symphony Orchestra provides symphonic accompaniment under the baton of Mackerras. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi

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