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Old Hollywood Villains: Boris Lermontov in The Red Shoes (1948)

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on May 18, 2016

Today, I'm looking at the character of Boris Lermontov as played by Anton Walbrook in The Red Shoes. He is with Moira Shearer in this photo. This article is part of The Great Villain Blogathon hosted by Silver Screenings, Speakeasy, and Shadows and Satin. Some old Hollywood villains commit th read more

The Red Shoes

Le Mot du Cinephiliaque Posted by Michael on May 16, 2015

Note : this review is my contribution to the blogathon My Favorite Classic Movie hosted by Rick at Classic Film & TV Café. The Red Shoes (Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, 1948) A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima balleri read more

TCM Essentials: The Red Shoes

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on May 15, 2015

The enchanting ballet film, The Red Shoes (1948), starring Moira Shearer, will air at 8 p.m. May 16 on TCM as part of its Essentials series.  The British movie, The Red Shoes (1948), is one of the best movies ever made about the ballet and it also stands alongside The Wizard of Oz (1939) as read more

The Red Shoes (1948)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Mar 23, 2015

The Red Shoes Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger Written by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger from a story by Hans Christian Andersen 1948/UK The Archers/Independent Producers Repeat viewing/Netflix rental #222 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die [Vicky thinks for a shor read more

The Red Shoes, Pied Piper to Aspiring Ballerinas

Cary Grant Won't Eat You Posted by Judy on Aug 3, 2014

This post is part of A Shroud of Thoughts’ The British Invaders Blogathon. Check out all the great entries!  Why did this film about the terrible choices a woman must make for her art inspire generations of ballerinas? Every little girl raised on Hans Christian Anderson knows that Karen, the red read more

The Red Shoes (1948)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Aug 23, 2013

Summer Under the Stars has already seen a director in the spotlight (Otto Preminger and Laura which you can read here).   For today, we’ll look at the directing duo of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.  The Red Shoes is a swirling, glorious fairy tale of artistic expression and obsession. read more

Film Reviews (Seriously) Redux – The Red Shoes

ScribeHard on Film Posted by ScribeHard on Feb 29, 2012

  On September 19, 2011, on a now-defunct personal blog, I published this FR (S) review of Powell and Pressburger’s The Red Shoes .  Given its recent airing on TCM as part of that network’s 31 Days of Oscar celebration, I thought I’d repost it here.  Thanks for reading (or re-read read more

The Red Shoes

The Best Picture Project Posted by Alyson on May 14, 2010

The story follows two young hopefuls trying to get into Mr. Boris Lermontov’s (Anton Walbrook) stage productions.  Miss Victoria Paige (Moira Shearer) is a talented dancer who persistently follows Lermontov and Julian(Marius Goring) is a composer who first meets Boris when complaining that his music read more