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The Fonteyn Follies of ’62

Front row, l to r: Ronald Emblen, Annette Page, Bryan Ashbridge. Back row, l to r: Margot Fonteyn, Brian Shaw, Maryon Lane, David Blair

With the men in miniscule swimming costumes, and the women dressed modestly in summer shirts and cotton trousers, Margot Fonteyn

Butterflies and memories

Vicki Attard in Madame Butterfly

The faces of some dancers remain imprinted in the memory long after the dancers have retired. One still sees that

Tragic heroines

Vicki Attard in Madame Butterfly

One lives in Verona, the other in Nagasaki. One is cared for by her nurse, the other by her maid,