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Ballet for Beginners


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(Fourth series)
[Starring] Walter Gore and Paula Hinton
The work of Walter Gore and the Growth of Modern Ballet.
with Domini Callaghan and Michel de Lutry and Marjorie Woodhams, Hazel Wiscombe, Margaret Kovac, Shelagh Miller, Jean Lanceman, Marjorie Field, Derek Westlake, Norman MacDowell.
Explanations given by Felicity Gray who also prepared the script.
At the piano, Tom McCall


Dancer/ballet excerpts specially reproduced for television by: Walter Gore
Dancer: Paula Hinton
Dancer: Domini Callaghan
Dancer: Michel de Lutry
Dancer: Marjorie Woodhams
Dancer: Hazel Wiscombe
Dancer: Margaret Kovac
Dancer: Shelagh Miller
Dancer: Jean Lanceman
Dancer: Marjorie Field
Dancer: Derek Westlake
Dancer: Norman MacDowell
Presenter/scriptwriter: Felicity Gray
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Pianist: Tom McCall
Producer: Philip Bate

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