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Murray-Will, Ewan: Ballet Russes in Australia (c.1939)

This unique and candid home movie footage of members of the Ballets Russes company was taken at Sydney’s Bungan Beach in the late 1930s.

Length: 25 minutes 25 seconds

Alternative title: Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo in Australia

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)

Featured in the Chesterman Films collection

Original classification rating: not rated


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 262798

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