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Ballet Girl

Denmark, 1954 (MIFF 1959, Programme 27)

Director: Bjarne Henning-Jensen, Astrid Henning-Jensen

A little girl is sent on an errand to the ballet school of the Royal Danish Theatre and becomes a dancer herself. This is the theme of an authentic and beguiling ballet film produced by a notable team, Astrid and Bjarne Henning &ndash: Jensen.

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