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A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1954

Identifier: D002.01.0004.0035.00001


Ballerina Moira Shearer performs in ''A Midsummer Night's Dream.''


  • 1954

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1 Items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series contains photographs collected by curator Glenn Giffin.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

8 x 10 inches black and white


Title from inscription on front of image.

Inscription and Marks

Typed on front of photographic print: ''(LA5 - Nov. 18) ADVANCE: FOR PMS OF FRIDAY, NOV. 19, WITH BOB THOMAS COLUMN (ADVANCE) HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 19 -- BALLERINA WANTS TO QUIT DANCING -- Moira Shearer, British ballerina who's starred in such films as ''Red Shoes'' and ''Tales of Hoffman,'' and been the dancing star of the Sadler's Wells ballet hopes her current dancing role in the Old Vic's production of ''Midsummer Night's Dream'' is her last. She says she wants to do only acting roles from now on, having spent 18 of her 28 years as a dancer. She's made up here for here role in ''Midsummer Night's Dream.'' (AP Wirephoto) (s51300ho)54.'' Stamped on back of photographic print: ''Library, Colorado Women's College.'' Shearer, Moira 11-19-54f.'' Written on back of photographic print: ''Pic folder Shearer, Maira.'' Written on front of folder: ''Portrait, in costume for ''A Midsummer Night's Dream (unattrib.) 1954 credit: AP Wirephoto.''


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