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"Easter Parade"

“Miss Brown, what idiot ever told you you were a dancer?”
“You did!”

In 1948, MGM released a vibrant Technicolor musical called Easter Parade. Originally, Gene Kelly had been cast as Don Hewes, Cyd Charisse was cast as Nadine Hale, and Frank Sinatra was cast as Jonathan Harrow III. 577 more words

Classic Film

Word painting

Once, I looked inside colours in front of me.
Made them breathe in paint on my canvas.

Moved by a language that began to grow in me, 19 more words

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April 12: Happy Birthday Vince Gill and Saoirse Ronan

Country superstar Vince Gill turns 60 today.  He has won 21 Grammys in his career, more than any country performer not named Alison Krauss.  He began his career immediately after his high school graduation, spending about a decade in the bands of the likes of Ricky Skaggs, Rodney Crowell and David Grisman.  1,141 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

★ Silver Screen Stars: Ann Miller

★ Seen here in a glamorous studio portrait from the late 1940s, American actress, dancer and singer, Ann Miller, was born on this day in 1923. 818 more words

~ Cinema & TV

Singin' in the Rain opened in theaters 65 years ago today and danced right into our hearts, like these other fun tap numbers!

Singin’ in the Rain is 65 years old today! That is when it danced into theaters and our hearts. So this blog post is dedicated to those famous “classic” tap dancers and some of their most popular numbers. 804 more words

Famous Tappers

Invisible woman

Allsorts came out of an exercise in thinking about an ‘Invisible Woman’ …

So they say

Men survey. Women are surveyed. Or so they say. Not Wilma, the Unseen Woman though. 929 more words

Homework

Mulholland Drive - Review

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Something I’ve always been meaning to write for a long while was about how my own discovery of David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive changed my own life and probably for the better at that. 1,444 more words

Film Reviews