Most loved Ballets ∟ The Red Shoes (1948)
With Bobby Helpmann, Moira Shearer & Léonide Massine
Moira Shearer perfects her makeup on the set of The Red Shoes (1948)
When people complained to Hein Heckroth about the grim ending, he pointed out to them that in Hans Christian Andersen’s original fairy tale, the ballerina had her feet hacked off by a woodsman to stop her dancing.
The Red Shoes (1948)
Moira Shearer Close Up in “The Red Shoes”
The Red Shoes (1948) — Dir. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger— “Why do you want to dance?”
— “Why do you want to live?”