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The Red Shoes

The Red Shoes (1948)
October 2, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Restored by UCLA Film & Television Archive in association with the British Film Institute, The Film Foundation, ITV Global Entertainment, Ltd. and Janus Films with funding provided by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, The Film Foundation and the Louis B. Mayer Foundation.

The Red Shoes  (U.K., 1948)

A brilliant composer and a gifted young ballerina fall in love, displeasing the impresario of the world-class ballet company where they work, and leading the young lovers to a terrifying emotional precipice.  This timeless classic was magnificently restored using both traditional photochemical and cutting-edge digital processes, bringing its astounding production design, sumptuous color palette and revolutionary treatment of dance on film, to vivid new life.

35mm, color, 136 min.  Production: Independent Producers, Archers Film Productions.  Distribution: General Film Distributors.  Producer: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger.  Director: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger.  Based on an original screenplay by Emeric Pressburger.  Screenwriter: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger.  Cinematographer: Jack Cardiff.  Production Design: Hein Heckroth.  Editor: Reginald Mills.   Composer: Brian Easdale.  With: Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer, Robert Helpmann, Leonide Massine.

Preceded by

Restored by UCLA Film & Television Archive in cooperation with Republic Pictures.

Sky Princess  (1942)

A prince rescues a sleeping beauty from a remote castle in the clouds in George Pal's Puppetoon.

35mm, color, 8 min.  Production: Paramount Pictures.  Distribution: Paramount Pictures.  Producer: George Pal.  Director: George Pal.