• Short Summary

    THE TEN CUBAN BALLET DANCERS WHO DEFECTED DURING THEIR COMPANY'S VISIT TO FRANCE, ARE NOW LOOKING FOR JOBS.

  • Description

    THE TEN CUBAN BALLET DANCERS WHO DEFECTED DURING THEIR COMPANY'S VISIT TO FRANCE, ARE NOW LOOKING FOR JOBS. TODAY (TUESDAY) THEY WERE TRAINING IN A PARIS DANCING SCHOOL.

    THE TEN DANCERS ARE FROM THE CUBAN NATIONAL BALLET COMPANY. THEY LEFT THE COMPANY AFTER IT BEGAN A SHORT SEASON AT PARIS'S THEATRE DES CHAMPS ELYSEES LAST WEEK. ON SATURDAY THE TEN DEFECTORS WERE GRANTED PROVISIONAL PERMISSION TO REMAIN IN FRANCE. THEY SAID THEIR DECISION TO SEEK POLITICAL ASYLUM WAS NOT BECAUSE THEY WERE OPPOSED TO THE REVOLUTIONARY ACTION OF THE PRESENT REGIME BUT BECAUSE THEY DEPLORED THE ARBITRARY PERSECUTION WHICH THEY SAID HAD DEVELOPED IN THEIR COUNTRY.

    THE DANCERS BEGAN LOOKING FOR WORK ON SUNDAY WHEN THEY CONTACTED A NUMBER OF FRENCH BALLET TROUPES. TODAY THEY KEPT IN TRAINING AT THE DANCING SCHOOL OF MICHEL RENAULT, A STAR OF THE PARIS OPERA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5LP4NCZY4BGJZBW6M4VBBN370
    Media URN:
    VLVA5LP4NCZY4BGJZBW6M4VBBN370
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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