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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 22, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 13

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FAME COMES TO RUTH ST. DENIS IN 'RHADHA,'
MYSTIC DANCE OF INDIA
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The beginning and perfection of "Rhadha," mystic dance of India!
evolved by Ruth" St. Denis. The girlish figure shows her first conception
of costuming for the dance which is now world famous. The kneeling
figure displays the costume designed after years of trying. Note the differ
ence in the stiff lines of girlish pose and the artistic curves of the later one.
bYTED SHAWN ing acrobatic dances. 'She revolted
Famous Classic Dancer and Dancing against this as not being a medium
Partner of Ruth St. Denis, His Wife
Ruth St. Denis has all her 'life
wanted to express to the world a
message of beauty beauty that is
clean, wholesome and fraught with
great spiritual import.
For several years when she was
just a girl she was in vaudeville,, do-1 be a courtesan, to be interesting,
through which she could give the
world anygreat or beautiful thing.
Then she became a member of Da
vid Belasco's company in "Zaza,"
with Mrs. Leslie Garter. Of course,
the ideal promulgated by this school
of the drama is that a woman must
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