Don Quixote (1973)

Australia, 1973
111m
35mm film, Eastmancolor, mono, English

An Australian fantasy film directed by Robert Helpmann and Rudolf Nureyev.

Credits

Crew
Directors: Robert Helpmann, Rudolf Nureyev
International Arts
Producer: John L. Hargreaves
Script: Rudolf Nureyev
Novel: Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra
Ballet: Marius Petipa
1st Assistant Director: Wallace Potts
Director of Photography: Geoffrey Unsworth
Editor: Anthony Buckley
Music: Ludwig Minkus
Musical Director: John Lanchbery
Additional Music: John Lanchbery
New Score Orchestrator: John Lanchbery
Sound Mixer: Gordon K. McCallum
Costume Designer: Barry Kay
Art Director: William Hutchinson
Choreographer: Rudolf Nureyev

Cast
Robert Helpmann (Don Quixote)
Ray Powell (Sancho Panza)
Rudolf Nureyev (Basilo)
Francis Croese (Lorenzo)
Lucette Aldous (Kitri/Dulcinea)
Colin Peasley (Gamache)
Marilyn Rowe (street dancer/Queen of the Dryads)
Kelvin Coe (Espada)
Alan Alder, Paul Saliba (Gypsy dancers)
Ronald Bekker (Gypsy king)
Patricia Cox (Cupid)
Julie da Costa, Leigh Rowles (Gypsy girls)
Susan Dains (Gypsy queen)
Joseph Janusaitis, Rodney Leinhardt, Tex McNeill, John Meehan, Frederick Wener (matadors)
Gary Norman, Janet Vernon (fandango dancers)
Carolyn Rappel, Gailene Stock (Kitri’s friends)

References

Books

  • Australian Film 1900-1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production by Andrew Pike and Ross Cooper p.348 – illustrated credits, synopsis