March 28, 2014 /
November 16, 2012 /

Lobby card: In an era of breadlines, Depression, and wars, I tried to help people get away from all the misery; to turn their minds to something else. I wanted to make people happy, if only for an hour.   Busby Berkeley

November 16, 2012 /

“Waltz of the Shadows”: Recognize the set?

November 16, 2012 /

Blah blah blah a book by it’s cover… This one is fascinating, and I happen to love the cover – Mr. Berkeley (who staged and choreographed “Gold Diggers of 1933”) on the set before the earthquake hit (one of the drawbacks of life in LA). To find out what happened…

October 28, 2012 /

You know, I think I’ve mentioned this guy before (why, look at that – I did: http://vickielester.com/2012/06/21/a-pretty-girl-is-like-a-melody/ ), but Busby Berkeley numbers ride the line between freaky, and fabulous. In rehearsal: – –