Frederic Franklin (1914-2013): Dancing Through the 20th Century

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Ballet dancer Frederic Franklin at home in New York, March 2010 (Photo: Alex Gallafent)

The World's Alex Gallafent remembers ballet dancer Frederic Franklin, who's died in New York aged 98. Franklin got his big break in Paris, back in the 1930s. He later went on to star in the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo before making his home in the United States.