- 1 hr 24 min
Ballet Shoes tells the story of orphans Pauline, Petrova, and Posy Fossil. Taken in by Gum, a travelling paleontologist, the girls are looked after by his niece Sylvia. When the girls fail to hear from Gum for five years, they find themselves penniless and facing an uncertain future. With no money to their names, the girls decide now is the time for them to start pursuing their dreams. Pauline, who wants to be an actress, convinces Petrova to pursue acting with her in spite of Petrova's dream to become an aviator, and Posy pursues her dream of becoming a ballet dancer. As the girls struggle to earn money and make names for themselves, their bond of sisterhood is tested.