The Bolero

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The Bolero
Directed byAllan Miller
William Fertik
Produced byAllan Miller
William Fertik
StarringZubin Mehta
CinematographyMichael A. Jones
Edited bySarah Stein
Music byLos Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Distributed byPyramid Films[1]
Release date
  • 1973 (1973)
Running time
26 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Bolero is a 1973 American short documentary film directed by Allan Miller[2] and William Fertik.[3] It won an Oscar at the 46th Academy Awards in 1974 for Best Short Subject.[4]


  • Zubin Mehta as Himself, Conductor
  • Ernest Fleishman as Himself, Executive Director L.A. Philharmonic
  • Anne Diener Giles as Herself, Flute
  • Michele Zukovsky as Herself, Clarinet
  • Merritt Buxbaum as Himself, E. Flat Clarinet
  • Alan Goodman as Himself, Bassoon
  • Robert DiVall as Himself, Trumpet
  • Franklin Stokes as Himself, Saxophone
  • Henry Sigismonti as Himself, French Horn
  • H. Dennis Smith as Himself, Trombone
  • Miles Zentner as Himself, Piccolo
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra[5][6]


The Bolero was released on DVD by First Run Features alongside In Search of Cezanne, another documentary short, this time about French pre-cubist artist Paul Cézanne, on May 22, 2007.[7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Parlato, Salvatore J. (1976). Superfilms : an international guide to award-winning educational films. Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press. p. 65. Retrieved April 15, 2020.
  2. ^
  3. ^ The Opening of the Academy Awards: 1974 Oscars
  4. ^ "The 46th Academy Awards (1974) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved December 31, 2011.
  5. ^
  6. ^ FilmAffinity
  7. ^ The Bolero/In Search of Cezanne (1973) - PopMatters

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