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Found Footgae of Ballet Russe Performing Les Sylphides

1928, 1:28

This is June 1928 silent film footage of the original Ballets Russes of Serge de Diaghilev.

It shows Serge Lifar and rehearsing Les Sylphides with a corps de ballet outdoors at the Fetes de Narcisses in Montreux, Switzerland.

The footage was originally uploaded by British Pathe onto their website, unrecognized, until identified in February 2011 by Jane Pritchard, curator of the Ballets Russes (Ballet Russe) exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and Susan Eastwood, a member of the London Ballet Circle.