Happy Birthday Moo! Your box of licorice is late, as per usual, but here is a birthday ballet montage courtesy of the internet.
Many happy returns of the day.
Giselle, 1937 (Getty Images)
Ballet class in Russia during WWII, via Instagram
London, 1943 (Getty Images)
Tamara Toumanova in Swan Lake, 1948 (Getty Images)
Marjorie Tallchief and George Skibine of the New York City Ballet in Concerto Barocco, 1948 (Getty Images)
Life photo of Dale Strong, Vegas 1952
Ballet dancers in Life; more photos here
Allegra Kent, Tokyo 1956; photo by Elliot Erwin via
San Francisco Ballet, 1957 via
1960 Coca Cola Ad via (don't they look like Barbies?)
Mary Tyler Moore and Julie Andrews, 1966 via (nope, not ballet....it was just cool)
Mikhail Baryshnikov and Alla Sizova rehearsing for a performance of Coppelia, 1970 (Getty Images)
@nycballet's Darci Kistler and Robert LaFosse photographed by Annie Liebowitz.
National Ballet, Belgrade; photo by Dina Johnson