NEW Canister Notes,
February 2011 Discovery: Jane Pritchard, curator of the Ballets Russes (Ballet Russe) exhibition at the V&A, and Susan Eastwood, a member of the London Ballet Circle, have confirmed that this short clip is rare footage of the Ballets Russes. Specifically, the June 1928...
Famous ballerina Anna Pavlova is shown as she leaves the stage for one last time.
A woman teaches a young girl some ballet steps in a large garden.
Extract from the Blue Danube Ballet shows women in crinoline skirts twirling parasols about.
Young ballet dancers pose and dance for the camera.
New hat fashions inspired by ballet frocks shown.
A small group of teenage girls perform a little dance routine for the camera.
Various shots of a ballet performance, in Hungary.
Girls ballet school in countryside near Sydney, Australia.