An interview with the French ballerina with shots of her at home and dancing.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Title reads: "Liane Dayde"
Paris, France and other locations.
MS French ballerina Liane Dayde in the final moments of a performance of "Giselle" in the USSR. LS Auditorium - audience give a standing ovation. She is the only European dancer to be invited five times to the Soviet Union.
Various shots, Liane Dayde at home with a variety of stuffed toys, pet dog and her partner, Michel Renaud. Various shots, Dayde in a shop or possibly salon, admiring various art pieces. Various shots, Dayde pounding grain or similar, in an African village, with an African baby strapped to her back.
MS Dayde being interviewed on how she became a dancer (in French, sync. sound). She tells how she got to know Professor Madame Balassandri when she was 12 years old.Cut sequence of a young girl being taught by a man doing exercises at the bar. Sign on door: "Danse Classique -Edmond Linval", Dayde opens the door and walks into a ballet class. CU Dancer's feet on points, turning. CU Girl's head as she turns. Low angle, Dayde in black tutu turning, cut-ins of animal toys. She dances among her toy animals and ends with Bambi. CU Dayde speaking in interview. She describes how she is recreating her childhood with these toys. LS Dayde dancing on stage (possibly Giselle again). LS Audience clapping. CU Dayde.
Note: Date on original record: 26/04/1962.