The Red Shoes

In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer Julian Craster. Eventually Vicky, under great emotional stress, must choose to pursue either her art or her romance, a decision that carries serious consequences.

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Film Cast:

  • Victoria Page: Moira Shearer
  • Boris Lermontov: Adolf Wohlbrück
  • Julian Craster: Marius Goring
  • Grischa Ljubov: Léonide Massine
  • Ivan Boleslawsky: Robert Helpmann
  • Sergei Ratov: Albert Bassermann
  • Livy: Esmond Knight
  • Irina Boronskaja: Ludmilla Tchérina
  • Terry: Jean Short
  • Ike: Gordon Littmann
  • A Balletomane: Julia Lang
  • Her Mate: Bill Shine
  • Prof. Palmer: Austin Trevor
  • Dimitri: Eric Berry
  • Lady Neston: Irene Browne
  • Stage-Door Keeper: Jerry Verno
  • Lord Oldham: Derek Elphinstone
  • Marie Rambert: Marie Rambert
  • Gwladys – Vicky’s friend: Joy Rawlins
  • M. Boudin: Marcel Poncin
  • M. Rideaut: Michel Bazalgette

Film Crew:

  • Second Film Editor: Anne V. Coates
  • Director of Photography: Jack Cardiff
  • Editor: Reginald Mills
  • Co-Writer: Emeric Pressburger
  • Writer: Hans Christian Andersen
  • Co-Writer: Michael Powell
  • Music: Brian Easdale
  • Art Direction: Arthur Lawson
  • Makeup Artist: George Blackler
  • Costume Design: Hein Heckroth
  • Sound Designer: Charles Poulton
  • Makeup Artist: Ernest Gasser
  • Sound Recordist: Desmond Dew
  • Makeup Artist: Eric Carter
  • Focus Puller: George Minassian
  • Scenic Artist: Alfred Roberts

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