The Red Shoes


  • Moira Shearer as Vicky Page
  • Marius Goring as Julian Craster
  • Anton Walbrook as Boris Lermontov
  • Léonide Massine as Grischa Ljubov
  • Robert Helpmann as Ivan Boleslawsky
  • Albert Bassermann as Sergei Ratov
  • Ludmilla Tchérina as Irina Boronskaja
  • Esmond Knight as Livingstone 'Livy' Montagne
  • Austin Trevor as Professor Palmer

Cast notes:

  • The role of Boris Lermontov, played by Anton Walbrook, was inspired in part by Sergei Diaghilev, the impresario who founded the Ballets Russes,[7] although there are also aspects about him drawn from the personalities of producer J. Arthur Rank and even director Michael Powell himself.[5]

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