Tag: musical

January 30, 2013 /

The father of an American film dance idiom – tap: Pictured behind the scenes at 20th Century Fox on “Stormy Weather” with Fats Waller.

January 30, 2013 /

Lena Horne (1917-2010) Katherine Dunham (1909-2006)

January 30, 2013 /

Lena Horne waits backstage at the Mayan Theater in downtown Los Angeles where Dorothy Dandridge appeared in the musical “Sweet n’ Hot” (1944)

January 30, 2013 /

Miss Horne shared top billing with Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, here they’re pictured with Cab Calloway, who conveniently played himself: The title song by Lena Horne, and the modern dance by Katherine Dunham’s dance troupe:

January 30, 2013 /

First, we’ll let the poster speak for itself:

November 27, 2012 /

Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe on set: Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe in action: .

November 13, 2012 /

Donald O’Connor, Stanley Donen, and Gene Kelly: Debbie Reynolds and Gene Kelly: Gene Kelly:

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: – –