Tag: dance

June 2, 2016 /

There are so many stories in Hollywood of his wit and humor – and there’s one mythic tale (and I’ve never seen the footage, so I’d have to say it was a myth) of Hitch dancing in a hula skirt for a home camera at a party with an idol…

October 24, 2014 /

Honestly, I couldn’t make this up if I tried:

September 11, 2014 /

What the room looked like at a local hotspot, the Cocoanut Grove at the Ambassador Hotel: A sketch of dancers in 1927: And, this is what you would have danced to:

May 29, 2014 /

RKO

Famous for launching the careers of Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, and the production of the Astaire-Rogers musicals… Oh, and a bunch of “B” movies… Located at the corner of Gower and Melrose…

February 16, 2014 /
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 /

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