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Ludmilla Tcherina passed away (1924-2003)

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#1 Estelle


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Posted 21 March 2004 - 04:46 PM

I've just seen the following news:

She had started her career in 1939, aged 15, with the Ballets de Monte-Carlo.

She played in quite a lot of films, including "The red shoes":

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Posted 21 March 2004 - 05:17 PM

Ou, en anglais: :wink:


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Posted 21 March 2004 - 08:47 PM

Tcherina's last prominent film role was as the dramatic and dance lead in Raymond Rouleau's abortive attempt to bring ballet to a feature-film audience, The Lovers of Teruel, choreography by Milko Sparemblek, 1962.

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Posted 22 March 2004 - 08:54 AM

Shealso had a good role in the film "The Tales of Hoffman"--and I seem to recall a scene she had with Massine in "Red Shoes".

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Posted 22 March 2004 - 08:57 AM

she would be the ballerina who breaks out of giselle's 2nd act entrance to announce "i'm getting married!" a very glamorous woman.

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Posted 05 April 2004 - 01:16 PM

She had a substantial supporting role in "The Red Shoes" --as pmeja notes, she played the prima who leaves the company to marry, thus creating an opening for Moira Shearer's heroine. And yes, she looked very chic, too. :wink:

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