(Documentary) (performer: "The Ballet of the Red Shoes")
(TV Series) (dedicatee - 1 episode)
Herself - Interviewee
2 Print Biographies |
4 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
Isn't it strange that something you've never really wanted to do turns out to be the very thing that's given you a name and identity? . . . The Red Shoes
(1948) ruined my career in the ballet. They [her peers] never trusted me again.
She was little-known and only in her early 20s when Michael Powell
approached her about starring in The Red Shoes
(1948), and she had never been in a film; Powell offered her £1000, a considerable sum for most people in those days (many earned less than that in a year) and was surprised when she held out for £5000, which he did eventually pay her. He also directed her in her two other films, _...