Music: Pin-Up Ballerina

London's famed Sadler's Wells company was putting on a new ballet. The orchestra struck up Haydn's cheerful "Clock" Symphony. Onstage, the audience saw a twelve-foot grandfather clock with human hands and a swinging pendulum of dancers' legs. But to go with Haydn's rippling music, Choreographer Leonide Massine had scraped up a trivial love story between an insect princess and a human clockmaker, and set it dancing with steps that were largely borrowings from a dozen Massine ballets. About all that made the evening enjoyable, particularly to the men in the stalls, were the...

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