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The Red Shoes (1948)

NR 133 min - Drama, Romance - 20 July 1948
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In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer Julian Craster. Eventually Vicky, under great emotional stress, must choose to pursue either her art or her romance, a decision that carries serious consequences.

Writers:  Hans Christian Andersen
Stars:  Adolf Wohlbrück, Moira Shearer, Léonide Massine, Robert Helpmann, Albert Bassermann, Esmond Knight, Ludmilla Tchérina, Marius Goring, Jean Short, Gordon Littmann, Julia Lang, Bill Shine, Austin Trevor, Eric Berry, Irene Browne, Jerry Verno, Derek Elphinstone, Marie Rambert, Joy Rawlins, Marcel Poncin, Michel Bazalgette

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Storyline

In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer Julian Craster. Eventually Vicky, under great emotional stress, must choose to pursue either her art or her romance, a decision that carries serious consequences.



Tagline: Dance she did, and dance she must - between her two loves

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Country:   United Kingdom
Language:  Russian, English, French
Release Date:  20 July 1948

Box Office

Budget:  $500,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  The Archers, Independent Producers

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 13 min

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