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The divine OLGA SPESSIVTEVSA … whose soul was in her eyes.

The great unsung song-n-dance team of Blondell and Oakie in “Boulevardier From The Bronx.”

ALICIA MARKOVA, as photographed by John Rawlings.

Loretta Young as a ballet dancer in the 1941 film The Men in Her Life.

Loretta Young as a ballet dancer in the 1941 film The Men in Her Life.

Margot Fonteyn playing herself in the 1948 film The Little Ballerina (costumed for Les Sylphides).

CYD CHARISSE and FRED ASTAIRE in The Band Wagon.

CYD CHARISSE and FRED ASTAIRE in The Band Wagon.

Balanchine Goddess:  TAMARA GEVA in the original Broadway production of On Your Toes (Ray Bolger down left).

Dancer HARRIET HOCTOR, 1930s.

Dancer HARRIET HOCTOR, 1930s.

Anna Pavlova, the epitome of beautiful line and balance, in “The Dragonfly”

Anna Pavlova, the epitome of beautiful line and balance, in “The Dragonfly”

TAMARA TOUMANOVA dancing on the beach (Australia, 1939-40).