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Throwback Thursday: Article from Saturday Night about Swan Lake, published January 22, 1955.
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Natalia Makarova as Princess Florina in ‘Sleeping Beauty’
1959
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Photo by Serge Lido 1951.
Permalink Ulanova - Odette (drawing by A. Ermolaev, 1959)
Permalink ALLA SHELEST & RUDOLF NUREYEV IN GISELLE
Permalink Drawing by A. Ermolaev, 1959
(Vaganova Academy)
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Julie Newmar

Julie Newmar (born August 16, 1933) is a U.S. actress, dancer and singer. 
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Zizi Jeanmaire à L’Alhambra, Paris, 1950-1960 (via fantomas-en-cavale)
Permalink Galina Ulanova in ‘Red Poppy’  (drawing by A. Ermolaev, 1959)
Permalink Escorial by HARPE’S fragrance advertisement from Argentina, 1951 
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Anton Bruehl - Swan Lake, 1950s
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Seventeen-year-old Bianca Passarge of Hamburg dresses up as a cat and dances on wine bottles in June 1958. Her performance was based on a dream. She practiced for eight hours a day to do this.
Photo by Carlo Polito 
Permalink MAYA PLISETSKAYA IN 1950s
Permalink Galina Ulanova - Jiuliet (drawing by A. Ermolaev, 1959)
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Dancer Tanaquil LeClercq performing “La Valse” at Gjon Mili’s studio.
Location: New York, NY, US,1951
Photographer: Gjon Mili