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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 28, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 14

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Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045487/1916-01-28/ed-1/seq-14/

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NEW YORK POLICE STOP NEW RUSSIAN BALLET
DANCE THAT ENDS WITH EXCLAMATION!
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Scene From "The Afternoon of a Faun," New Russian Ballet Dance, That
Has Caused New York Police to "Put Lid On."
New York, Jan. 28. Russia has
just sent us the dance that ends with
an exclamation point!
But so big is the exclamation point
the New York police after one per
formance of the dance have put a ban
on that particular portion of the Bal
let Russe program until the pensors
can get busv.
The dance, that even made Paris
blush when it was produced there just
before the war, is called "The Afterr
noon of a Faun." It is an interpreta
tion of Debussy's tone 'poem of the
same name.
A faun wakes from a dream to find
seven Greek maidens disporting
themselves near his cave. One has
just nearly disrobed for the bath.
The faun pursues them and as thex
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