Oscar Movies: Bolshoi Ballet, The (1958)

F.B. Onions’ documentary “The Bolshoi Ballet” presents a handsome chronicle of the famous Soviet ballet company, featuring its star, Galina Ulanova.
 
The music comes from several ballets, such as Giselle, Dance of the Tartars, Swan Lake, Spring water, Polonaise and Gracovienne, and The Dying Swan.
 
Oscar Nominations: 1
 
Scoring of a Musical Picture: Yuri Faier and Gennady Rozhdestvensky
 
Oscar Awards: None
 
Oscar Alert
 
The Scoring Oscar for a musical went to Andre Previn for Minnelli’s “Gigi,” which swept most of the awards in 1958.