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    No title. L/S of group of young girls ballet dancing in a hall (paper records state that this is the Mayfair School of Dancing). Other girls watch the display. The girls are probably preteens.

    "Well, they catch 'em young" M/S of two young girls being given ballet lessons in front of a mirror. We see the teacher's reflection as well as the girls'. They carry out various ballet exercises. "- develop these graceful toe steps and dainty arm movements" Older girls perform a routine whilst the younger ones watch. Various shots of the dancing display.

    "- and start them whirling - " Six girls do lots of pirouettes. "The supply is inexhaustible, for dancing attracts both old and young - " Group of girls dance from the back of the room to the front. "And these "buds" blossom forth into flowers of the Ballet." The girls dance around a lake.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 600.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:58:00 / 01:24:08:00
    EP 250
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    EP 250
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    Lifestyle & Culture
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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