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Steps of the Ballet with Robert Helpmann

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from an educational film made in 1946.

"Robert Helpmann explains how a ballet is put together with choreography by Andree Howard set to specially composed music by Arthur Benjamin. The principal dancers are Gerd Larsen and Alexander Grant. The Phlharmonia Orchestra is conducted by the film's director Muir Mathieson."

The dvd of this film is for sale.

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Thank you for this video clip, It was very interesting. I had never seen Gerd Larsen dance before. I had only seen her perform in character roles. Did anyone see her triple endedans piroette? I also enjoyed watching Helpmann. Andree Howard's ensemble was very chic.

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