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Arts Council Takes Ballet to Outback

The Arts Council takes a mobile theatre of ballet and orchestra to country towns in New South Wales.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 47 | Year : 1951 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Bodenweiser Ballet. Truck pulls up outside theatre. Ballerinas also help men to unload baggage etc. Setting up scenery. Ballerinas doing make up Elaine Beris and Helen Ardis and Margaret Chappell (phonetic). Performance of ÒLife of InsectsÓ to school children. Gordon Haswell pulls curtains. Performance of ÒImaginary InvalidÓ including Basil Paddiston (phonetic). Good CUs of children in audience. Truck being packed up and driven away. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 43273 | 2 mins 47 secs | 1950s | NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |