“If I didn’t have a scratch it was Fred.” Cyd Charisse –
Check in later today to see what Miss Charisse had to say about dancing with Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire…
This is a dance troupe from 1938 that performed in Los Angeles — one of them is Sybil Shearer – kinda the mama of Modern Dance… I love the image… Read more Migraine Friday – Sorry I haven’t been responding to comments →
Babies, you know I love an homage. Hats off to David Fincher. . .
Doris: I was such an awful mother… what if you had a mother like Joan Crawford or Lana Turner? Suzanne: These are the options? You, Joan or Lana?
I get it. Everybody loves to dance. But, when a seventy-year old director has a slew of children with previous wives wouldn’t it be prudent if someone introduced the idea… Read more FEELING THE RHYTHM WITH MARILYN MONROE AND CLIFTON WEBB – EVERYBODY LOVES TO CHA CHA CHA →
No movie studio would have the nerve to remake “The Wizard of Oz,” the beloved 1939 musical ranked by the Library of Congress as the most-watched film in history. But… Read more Disney Gambles on Box-Office Wizardry of ‘Oz’ – NYTimes.com →
Hermes Pan choreographed everything from “Swing Time” in 1936 to Elizabeth Taylor’s “Cleopatra” (including the spectacle – dancers, warriors, witch doctor’s, elephants, and zebras – that was Cleopatra’s procession into… Read more SWING TIME AND THE INESTIMABLE: HERMES PAN →