Golden Age of the Silver Screen

The Red Shoes (1948)

Episode #36

Eagle-Lion Films released The Red Shoes on October 22, 1948. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger directed the film starring Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, and Moira Shearer.

‘The Red Shoes’ Plot Summary

Boris Lermontov is the impresario of the famous Ballet Lermontov in London. Young composer Julian Craster learns that some his compositions have been plagiarized by one of Lermontov’s composers, and the impresario offers Julian a job with the company. At the same time, unknown dancer Vicky Page is offered an opportunity to dance with the company. Julian and Vicky soon begin to fall in love just as their careers begin to take off. But when their relationship begins to interfere with Lermontov’s plans, the young lovers will soon be set onto a tragic path.

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Eagle-Lion Films released The Red Shoes on October 22, 1948. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger directed the film starring Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, and Moira Shearer.

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