In 1832 the most famous ballerina in the world was Marie Taglioni. One of the first ballerinas to dance on the tips of her toes, she epitomized the Romantic Age. Margot Fonteyn traces the story of the Romantic Ballet in this program. The program also includes part of the ballet "Les Sylphides," danced in its original setting by Margot Fonteyn, Marguerite Porter, Yoko Morishita, and Ivan Nagy. Part of the "Magic of Dance" series.
Time-Life Video and Television, 1450 Palmyra Ave., Richmond, VA 23227-4420, Phone: (804)266-6330, Toll-free: 800-950-7887, Fax: (757)427-7905
Available on VHS
Running time 52 minutes.
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