Weekend Telegraph magazine - Building A Ballet cover (9 April 1965)
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Weekend Telegraph magazine - Building A Ballet cover (9 April 1965) Poor to fair condition - front cover and following three sheets are almost loose at spine - some damage to page edges - yellowing to pages due to age
THE DAY DENMARK CAME TO ITS KNEES - Twenty-five years ago the forces of the German Wehrmacht invaded Denmark and Norway - Hitler's first victims in Western Europe. While Norway fought the invaders, Denmark fell after hardly a shot had been fired - and the Ninth of April took on a special meaning in Scandinavia. Anthony Mann, The Daily Telegraph correspondent who was captured in Copenhagen by the Germans, has been back to Denmark to reconstruct those grim 24 hours
ARCHDUKE OTTO OF HAPSBURG - For 46 years Archduke Otto of Hapsburg has been fighting to be allowed to renounce his title and go back to his native Austria as a private citizen. This month his bitterest opponents, the Socialists, will be debating his fate at their Party Congress. Could this mean the end of exile at last?
BUILDING A BALLET - Covent Garden's newest ballet, Romeo and Juliet, received 44 curtain calls and a 40-minute ovation on its first night. But before this were months of work that began when the idea was first suggested. Charles Spencer, who visited the rehearsals and the workshops, tells how the ballet was born
6 pages (includes a few small photos of Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn)
HOW THE GREAT WESTERN WAS WON - Today it is called British Rail and comedians make bad jokes about Dr. Beeching - but the railways were once Britain's glory, the pride of the regions and full of individuality and eccentricities. John Betjeman describes some of the particular delights of travelling on the Great Western, his favourite line
PAINTINGS WORTH £1,000,000? - Art prices are again very much in the news. We examine some of the hard realities of economics that govern these prices