Great Performances - Season 31, Episode 5 - Rotten Tomatoes

Degas and the Dance


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"Degas and the Dance" looks at the obsession that the French impressionist (1834-1917) had with dancers. Included: dramatizations of the artist (portrayed by Peter Badger) at work. Brian Bedford reads writings by Degas. Narrated by Frank Langella. Comments by Richard Kendall, Jill DeVonyar, Brigitte Lefevre, Martine Kahane and Anne Pingeot.


Peter Badger
as Edgar Degas
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