THE CRYSTAL PALACE

IMAGES OF BALLET

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Mitzi Mayfair
1940
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French prima ballerina Yvette Chauviré on the shore in Monte Carlo, c. 1946
Permalink Yvette Chauviré par Harcourt, 1946
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Moira Shearer in The Red Shoes (1948, dir. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger)
Permalink MARINA SEMENOVA: PORTRAIT BY PETR WILLIAMS (1945)
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Josephine Baker, ca. 1940 (Murray Korman)
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Jane Wyman

Jane Wyman, born Sarah Jane Mayfield, was an American singer, dancer, and character actress of film and television. She began her film career in the 1930s, and was a prolific performer for two decades.
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Moira Shearer in Red Shoes.
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"CLOUD-LIKE SOFTNESS WITH 'BALLET'”
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Fashion model Carmen dell’Orifice photographed by Leonard McCombe (Life Magazine,1947)
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Bruno Bernard - Lili St. Cyr and Swan, circa 1949
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Photo by Erwin Blumenfeld, 1946
Permalink 1949 “BALLET RUSSE” FRAGRANCE ADVERTISEMENT FROM ARGENTINA
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Mitzi Mayfair, 1940s

(TAP-DANCER ON BROADWAY IN 1930-1940s)
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Marina Franca in a 40s publicity photo for Hollywood

MARINA FRANCA (AKA MARINA LORD), FORMER DANCER OF BALLETS RUSSES DE MONTE-CARLO (WORKED IN USA IN RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL)