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Published by A. & C. Black in London .
Written in English


  • Shearer, Moira.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited and with notes by Hugh Fisher.
SeriesDancers of to-day -- no.2
ContributionsFisher, Hugh.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19949072M

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Moira Shearer, Scottish ballerina and actress best known for her performance as the suicidal ballerina in the ballet film The Red Shoes (). Shearer studied at the Sadler’s Wells (later the Royal Ballet) School and with Nicholas Legat in London, danced with the International Ballet in . Moira Shearer, Actress: The Red Shoes. Moira was born the daughter of Harold Charles King, a civil engineer, in Dunfermline, Scotland. She was educated at Dunfermline High School, Ndola in Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia) and Bearsden Academy, Scotland. She received her professional training at the Mayfair School and The Nicholas Legat Studio.   Moira Shearer, a luminous star in the galaxy of British ballerinas who brought the Royal Ballet to international attention and whose dramatic portrayal as the doomed heroine of the film ''The Author: Anna Kisselgoff. Moira Shearer King: Height: 5' 5" ( m) Later was a book reviewer for the "Daily Journal". Was performing at Covent Garden until , when a combination of ill health, injury and her wish to make a name for herself as an actress made her .

In February he married the dancer and actress Moira Shearer in the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace. He later remembered their meeting in , when he was reluctantly persuaded by a friend to accept a complimentary ticket to a fancy dress Born: Ludovic Henry Coverley Kennedy, .   In , Moira Shearer married the noted British journalist and television commentator Ludovic Kennedy. The couple are the parents of four children - three girls and one boy -ranging in ages from. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fisher, Hugh. Moira Shearer. London, A. and C. Black [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Moira Shearer; Moira Shearer. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

  Moira Shearer King, Lady Kennedy was born on 17th January in Scotland, she is the only child of Harold Charles King and Margaret Crawford Reid. Moira enrolled Mona Inglesby’s International Ballet for its regional tour and West End season before shifting on to Sadler’s Wells in She became an internationally renowned British ballet dancer and .   Moira Shearer - Pas de Trois with Roland Petit and George Reich - Duration: John Hall 5, views. Les Contes d'Hoffmann: "Les oiseaux dans la charmille" (Kathleen Kim) - Duration.   Moira Shearer - Pas de Trois with Roland Petit and George Reich - Duration: John Hall 5, views. Old Movie Stars Dance to Uptown Funk - Duration: Shearer lectured on ballet and gave poetry and prose recitals around the world. She worked briefly as a radio announcer in the early s, and wrote for the Daily Telegraph, expressing often fearless views. Moira Shearer's lasting fame, however, was mostly for her performance in the film, The Red Shoes.