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Hein Heckroth, “The Ballet of the Red Shoes” (1948)
The zenith of Powell and Pressburger’s masterpiece THE RED SHOES comes during its 17-minute ballet number, but Heckroth, a surrealist painter, was the one largely responsible for the famed sequence’s design. He made hundreds of oil paintings (like the one above) that were turned into an animated film, which in turn inspired the set-piece’s choreography and score.Hein Heckroth, “The Ballet of the Red Shoes” (1948)
The zenith of Powell and Pressburger’s masterpiece THE RED SHOES comes during its 17-minute ballet number, but Heckroth, a surrealist painter, was the one largely responsible for the famed sequence’s design. He made hundreds of oil paintings (like the one above) that were turned into an animated film, which in turn inspired the set-piece’s choreography and score.

Hein Heckroth, “The Ballet of the Red Shoes” (1948)

The zenith of Powell and Pressburger’s masterpiece THE RED SHOES comes during its 17-minute ballet number, but Heckroth, a surrealist painter, was the one largely responsible for the famed sequence’s design. He made hundreds of oil paintings (like the one above) that were turned into an animated film, which in turn inspired the set-piece’s choreography and score.