The Tales of Hoffmann (U) Home Ents Review
Mar23

The Tales of Hoffmann (U) Home Ents Review

Dir. Michael Powell/Emeric Pressburger, UK, 1951, 128 mins Cast:  Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville, Robert Helpmann, Ludmilla Tchérina, Léonide Massine One of the most enduring movie images from my very early childhood was of Moira Shearer being danced over a parapet to her death by The Red Shoes.  Three years later Powell and Pressburger reconvened the same star team of ballet dancers – Shearer, Helpmann, Tchérina and Massine...

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