Photograph 7428229
Overseas talent was the main ingredient in the fine fare offered at Australia's third festival of Arts. The names of top-class artists from Europe and America and gifted newcomers now settled in Australia were prominent among credits for the 165 performances of music, ballet, opera, drama, song and dance which drew 400 000 people to the two weeks' cultural feast. The Australian lyre bird features prominently in Robert Helpmannn's ballet, "The Display", which had its world premiere at the Adelaide Festival. Here Kathleen Gorham, and Barry Kitcher as the lyre bird, play their parts in the final scene of ballet

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A12111, 1/1964/17/51
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