Sunday, June 14, 2015


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 was just cool)

Mikhail Baryshnikov and Alla Sizova rehearsing for a performance of Coppelia, 1970 (Getty Images)

's Darci Kistler and Robert LaFosse photographed by Annie Liebowitz.

Svetlana Zakharova

National Ballet, Belgrade; photo by Dina Johnson

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