The Red Shoes (1948) Poster



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Version of 

The Red Shoes (1983) (TV Movie)
The Red Shoes (1990) (TV Short)
The Red Shoes (2005)
The Red Shoes (2009) (Short)

Referenced in 

M (1951)
Poster for The Red Shoes seen in background outside a cinema
Beautiful (1951)
Maddalena asks someone if they have seen "The Red Shoes"
Island in the Sun (1957)
Jocelyn & Euan use seeing The Red Shoes as an alibi for their assignation
Les échos du cinéma: Episode #1.51 (1961) (TV Episode)
evocation of the film
The Moon-Spinners (1964)
Nikky says she can dance like the girl in this film
Big Eddie: One of Our Red Shoes Is Missing (1975) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Suspiria (1977)
The Dick Cavett Show: Episode dated 16 June 1978 (1978) (TV Episode)
Martin Scorsese mentions the film.
Time After Time (1979)
Amy refers to the film.
Hart to Hart: Harts on Their Toes (1982) (TV Episode)
Alexander Minz plays a ballet director named Boris Lermontov. Boris Lermontov is the name of the ballet director that Anton Walbrook played in "The Red Shoes".
A Chorus Line (1985)
Sheila became interested in dancing after seeing the film. Diana claims to have seen the film 112 times. Conversely, Val has never heard of it and says that she does not give a fuck about it.
The Golden Gong (1985) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
'Round Midnight (1986)
Character Eddie Wayne quotes Boris Lermontov (Anton Walbrook) from "The Red Shoes."
Hollywood Uncensored (1987)
Martin Scorsese mentions The Red Shoes during an interview.
Deadly Dreams (1988)
Advertised on theatre marquee.
Moonlighting: I See England, I See France, I See Maddie's Netherworld (1989) (TV Episode)
Maddie dreams she is dead and being tormented in a graveyard. In the Red Shoes ballet sequence, Vicky is assailed by monsters from her own mind.
Skin Deep (1989)
The Exorcist III (1990)
Kinderman mentions the film by title.
Take Off with T. Bag: The Red Shoes (1992) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Black Boots (1995) (Short)
Based on shoes to dance.
The Birdcage (1996)
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
The line "There will be no performance of the Red Shoes tonight is spoken by the charicter of Buzz (Jason Alexander)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: What Price Harvey? (1999) (TV Episode)
The character "Boris Lermontov" is an ironic allusion to the ballet impresario of the same name in "The Red Shoes"
'Torn Curtain' Rising (2000) (Video)
mentioned once
Diagnosis Murder: The Red's Shoes (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Both films open with a book being opened. Wes Anderson has stated this as a reference.
We Get to Win This Time (2002) (Video)
Everwood: The Great Doctor Brown (2002) (TV Episode)
Harold mentions by name.
Inside the Actors Studio: Martin Scorsese (2002) (TV Episode)
Room 101: Episode #8.3 (2003) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Paranoia Agent: The Golden Shoes (2004) (TV Episode)
A billboard for the ficticious film "The Golden Shoes" is seen, depicting two characters in the same costumes and pose as Robert Helpmann and Moira Shearer in "The Red Shoes".
By Any Means Necessary: The Making of 'Malcolm X' (2005) (Video)
Mentioned by name.
CSI: NY: Cold Reveal (2007) (TV Episode)
Stella's adoptive sister took Moria Shearer's character's name as an alias
BBC Proms: Prom 2: Music from Great British Films (2007) (TV Episode)
Playing the ballet music & showing clips
Whatever Lola Wants (2007)
Moira Shearers fate in The Red Shoes is mentioned
Every Little Step (2008)
The character of Val in "A Chorus Line" talks about the movie.
Making Age of Consent (2009) (Video)
Peter Sculthorpe says that he knew all of Michael Powell's films from "The Red Shoes" onward
Helen Mirren a Conversation with Cora (2009) (Video)
House: Under My Skin (2009) (TV Episode)
The opening scene
Tetro (2009)
Tetro & Bennie reminisce about Bennie watching The Red Shoes as a boy
Shutter Island (2010)
Teddy Daniels running up the spiral staircase
Black Swan (2010)
The shot where the camera is spinning around whilst Portman is dancing is a homage to The Red Shoes, another ballet film.
The Dance of Reality (2013)
A boy began dancing after wearing a red shoes.
Juke-Box (2013) (Short)
Movie poster on the wall in Daniel's room.
Red Shoes (2014) (Video)
Music conductor and Red Shoes are homages to The Red Shoes.
Digital Afterlives (2018) (Short)
a hommage

Featured in 

The Screen Writer (1950) (Short)
Arena: A Pretty British Affair (1981) (TV Episode)
Clips included in documentary
The South Bank Show: Michael Powell (1986) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Unzipped (1995)
At the Movies: Congo/The Glass Shield/Pocahontas/Fluke (1995) (TV Episode)
The Video Pick of the Week.
The Making of an Englishman (1995) (TV Movie)
A Matter of Michael & Emeric (1997) (TV Movie)
Hold You Tight (1998)
Shown on TV.
Glorious Technicolor (1998) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Searching for Debra Winger (2002)
Rosanna starts the documentary by saying that the first movie she ever saw was The Red Shoes and how it's about someone who wants to give up her art and become a wife and mother. This theme is then touched on in many of the interviews and clips are shown.
The Divorce (2003)
Watching TV.
A Dirty Shame (2004)
Caprice Stickles watches The Red Shoes claiming her dancing is art
Spooks: Episode #3.5 (2004) (TV Episode)
Ruth is watching the ballet from The Red Shoes in her flat
Filmmakers in Action (2005)
They show the film.
TCM Guest Programmer: Isaac Mizrahi (2005) (TV Episode)
One of the films selected by the co-host
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
clips used to illustrate a point in his argument
CSI: NY: Cold Reveal (2007) (TV Episode)
in flashbacks to Stella's youth, she and her adoptive sisters watch the film at a theater
Sodankylä Forever: Elokuvan vuosisata (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Post-War Cinema (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (2013)
In the montage expressing the horror of a dancer's losing her legs to polio, we see a few seconds of Vicky Page's view of the audience from the stage in the Ballet Rambert sequence of Red Shoes
Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards (2017)
Clips as Manolo is compared to a cobbler.

Spoofed in 

The Wearing of the Grin (1951) (Short)
The Simpsons: Last Tap Dance in Springfield (2000) (TV Episode)
Lisa's tap shoes won't stop dancing
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
One of Earl and Greg's movies ("The Rad Shoes")

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