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On Noel Streatfeild’s Ballet Shoes

I was a big Noel Streatfeild fan when young and still have my British Puffin editions, picked up in Foyle’s when I lived in Europe (and visited London during holidays).  I remember reading about the BBC production of Ballet Shoes that was broadcast last Christmas and am glad to know it is soon to be available here on DVD.  Roslyn Sulcas in today’s New York Times has an interesting piece about the book and film, “Lessons in Dance and Life on Paper and on Screen.” And here’s the trailer for the film:

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