Tag: Cyd Charisse

November 14, 2014 /

Now then, if you were working at MGM in the late 1950s or early 1960s this is what was on the menu — wait, we’ll start with an aerial view of the studio: Okay, now the menu: . . .

January 12, 2014 /

What? You didn’t think I was serious? Jell-o, a nineteen-twenties aesthetic…and Joan Crawford in Our Dancing Daughters, circa 1928, a naughty, scandalous flapper… Madcap youth! The 1950’s, a changing aesthetic, and Jell-o UNLEASHED: One of my favorite films of all time about the birth of talkies, Singin’ in the Rain,…

November 20, 2013 /

“If I didn’t have a scratch it was Fred.” Cyd Charisse –

November 20, 2013 /

“If I was black and blue, it was Gene.” Cyd Charisse –

November 20, 2013 /

Check in later today to see what Miss Charisse had to say about dancing with Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire…

December 3, 2012 /

Tis the season to be jolly!