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AMERICAN MASTERS

S28 Ep6: Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun - Full Film

  • Aired: 06/20/2014
  • 01:23:11
  • Expires: 06/19/2017
  • Rating: TV-PG
Tanaquil Le Clercq (1929–2000) was a star ballerina with the New York City Ballet who greatly influenced choreographers George Balanchine (her husband) and Jerome Robbins (her friend). Filmmaker Nancy Buirski spotlights Le Clercq’s ballet career, influence on dance, and her struggle with polio, which paralyzed her at the height of her fame.
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S28 Ep6: Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun - Full Film
S28 Ep6: Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun - Full Film
The ballerina's career, struggle with polio, and influence on great choreographers.
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