I wrote this post when this fine biography first came out: Blah blah blah a book by it’s cover… This book is fascinating, and I happen to love the cover… Read more Art Deco in motion, an update on Jeffrey Spivak’s bio of Busby Berkeley →
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… Read more LOBBY CARD – GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933 →
“Waltz of the Shadows”: Recognize the set?
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”)… Read more ART DECO IN MOTION – BUSBY BERKELY →
You know, I think I’ve mentioned this guy before (why, look at that – I did: https://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:… Read more BUSBY BERKELEY →