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Ballet in the 1950"s musical

Amanda Fittock

Ballet in the 1950"s musical

have these films helped to portray ballet as an elitist art form or has it tried to introduce ballet to popular culture?.

by Amanda Fittock

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Published by University of Surrey in [Guildford] .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.A.) (Ballet Studies)-Roehampton Institute London, University of Surrey, 1998.

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Open LibraryOL17500192M

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