The Red Shoes (1948)

Moira Shearer in a promotional photo for The Red Shoes (1948)

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Most loved BalletsThe Red Shoes (1948)
                 With Bobby Helpmann, Moira Shearer & Léonide Massine

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The Red Shoes (1948)

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Moira Shearer perfects her makeup on the set of The Red Shoes (1948)

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.

 Moira Shearer on the set of The Red Shoes, (1948)

Moira Shearer in The Red Shoes (1948)

The Red Shoes (1948)

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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?”