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Frederic Franklin, the Peter Pan of dance

Frederic Franklin, Rodeo, photo © Maurice Seymour

Six weeks before the start of World War I, Fred Franklin, a caterer, and his wife, Mabel, gave birth to

Beth Dean and Moscelyne Jasinsky: Parallel lives devoted to dance

Beth Dean as the Initiate, Corroboree, 1954, courtesy Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW, PXA 739/1867

The deaths of two dancers, one in Sydney, New South Wales, the other in Tulsa, Oklahoma, are reminders of the