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The Fonteyn Follies of ’62

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

Sydney, 1957: How Fonteyn stopped the city

Margot Fonteyn, newly created a Dame of the British Empire, arrived at Mascot Airport, Sydney, in May 1957 in a