Barbara Blane, shadow-ballet dancer at the Tivoli, 5 January 1939, photographed by Ray Olson for Pix Magazine, State Library of New South Wales, ON 388/Box 026/Item 137, collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9qoa3PO1/yjoaQlKMNMbWx
Barbara Blane was an American dancer who toured Australia in 1939. She was born in New Haven, Connecticut and by age nine was teaching dancing in her own studio. During her travels in Australia she experienced flying for the first time and had her first surf in Sydney.
BACK STAGE WITH BARBARA BLANE (1939, March 28). Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940), p. 3 (Daily). Retrieved February 24, 2021, from nla.gov.au/nla.news-article100098347
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