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Winnipeg Ballet

1953 15 min
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Fred Davis goes backstage at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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  • On the Spot
    On the Spot
    1950 20 films
    The first NFB series made specifically for television, On the Spot consisted of 15-minute documentary reports (which later ran 30 minutes) on different aspects of life in Canada.

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Fred Davis goes backstage at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  • producer
    Bernard Devlin
  • camera
    John Foster
  • host
    Fred Davis

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Ages 8 to 14

Questions/Activities:

  • What were the reporter’s original opinions on ballet? Did they change? If so, how?
  • What are the different types of ballet described by the general manager?
  • What are the responsibilities of the ballet mistress?
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