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Devoured by an Ambition: The Red Shoes (1948)

“The ballet of The Red Shoes is from a fairy tale by Hans Andersen. It is the story of a girl who is devoured by an ambition to attend a dance in a pair of red shoes. 1,098 more words


The Red Shoes: A Ballet Symbolic of the Public/Private Spheres.

The Sadler Wells Theatre was showing Matthew Bourne’s ballet adaptation of The Red Shoes at the start of the year in London. Whilst watching the production, especially at ‘Ballet of the Red Shoes’ scene, I noticed something quite interesting. 972 more words


NEWS: Matthew Bourne's production of 'The Red Shoes' is on its way - Milton Keynes Theatre, February 2017

Blockbuster choreographer Matthew Bourne’s contemporary ballet version of classic dance film The Red Shoes will enthral audiences at Milton Keynes Theatre next week.

The quintessential backstage melodrama tells an intoxicating story of obsession and possession, chronicling the tragedy of a ballerina whose intense desire to dance conflicts with her need for love. 876 more words

Milton Keynes Theatre

January 17: Happy Birthday James Earl Jones and Jim Carrey

James Earl Jones celebrates his 86th today.  He entered acting after his early 1950s Army service, working as a janitor to pay the bills until he got steady work.  1,488 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

The Red Shoes (1948) - posters

Some wonderful posters for the British cult film “The Red Shoes”, one of the extraordinary creations of the famous team Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.

Movie Memorabilia

Peeping Tom (1960)

Director: Michael Powell

Writer: Leo Marks (Screenplay)

Starring: Karlheinz Bohm, Moira Shearer, Anna Massey, Maxine Audley, Brenda Bruce, Miles Malleson, Esmond Knight


Plot: A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror. 531 more words