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Beth Dean: a dancer many steps ahead of her time

Beth Dean, photo courtesy National Library of Australia

It may have been the oddest introduction of the royal tour of 1954. ”Your Majesty,” said the general manager of

The dancing Queen and the Abominable No Man

William Dargie's portrait of Queen Elizabeth, 1954

Don’t dance all night with me Till the stars fade from above. They’ll see it’s alright with me People will