16 December 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,058
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Margot Fonteyn And Rudolf Nureyev/Swan Lake, 1966
A pink satin ballet slipper by Freed, London, the sole stamped with manufacturer's details and size 4, the slipper signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint pen For Truck, Margot Vienna 1966; a pink leather ballet slipper by Capezio, the sole stamped with manufacturer's details and size 7, the slipper signed on the toe in black ballpoint pen Rudolf [signature indistinct]; accompanied by a clapperboard used during the filming of Truck Branss' adaptation of the ballet Swan Lake, the clapperboard painted in white with various shooting details including the film title "SCHWANENSEE", signed in white crayon Margot and Rudolf; a corresponding German film synopsis; two corresponding colour stills, both -- 7x9½in. (18x24cm.); a black and white photograph of Truck Branss -- 10x8in. (25.4x20.3cm.); and a video of the film (a lot)
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The slippers included in this lot were worn by Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev during the filming of Der Schwanen See and, with the clapperboard were given to director Truck Branss on completion of filming.
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