A musical remake of Ninotchka: After three bumbling Soviet agents fail in their mission to retrieve a straying Soviet composer from Paris, the beautiful, ultra-serious Ninotchka is sent to ... See full summary »
An American boy and a French girl run away from a Swiss school making for Paris to reunite with their parents. The boy's father and the girl's mother join forces, despite cultural differences, to search for their kids.
This is a movie where three entirely different stories are told though dancing. Words are not used and the style of dancing is different for each part. Kelly is a clown in the 'Circus'; a ... See full summary »
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Ted, Doug, and Angie are three ex-G.I.s who vow to meet again at a New York bar on October 11, 1955. They all show up on the appointed day, but quickly find that their friendship isn't what it used to be. However, a program coordinator wants to bring the three men together again on a live TV show. Circumstances are further complicated by a group of gangsters who are after Ted. Written by
In the 1945-1955 montage, when we get to 1953, the shot of the New Years Eve crowds at Times Square shows Sundown at the Criterion Theatre, so it's obviously New Years Eve 1941-1942 footage. See more »
I wouldn't bet on that.
You know, there's a lot of things you shouldn't bet on; like that Shakespeare quote, for instance. It ain't The Tempest, Act 2, Scene 7. It's As You Like It, Act 2, Scene 7: Heigh-ho, sing heigh-ho! Unto the green holly, Most friendship is feigning, most loving - mere folly.
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You notice how sparsely Gene Kelly's finest numbers are shot? Long takes,little in the way of cinematic flair? Well,ponder this for a moment-he will often do something truly spectacular at the end of a take,leading one to wonder just how many times the poor chap put himself through the preceding minutes before getting it right...
A case in point is the justly famed (among those in the know) "Rollerskate Number":In order to demonstrate that the skates are,indeed,authentic,Kelly will swap-flawlessly-from "tap" to "glide" at the end of each take.
Compare and contrast,by the way,with protege Donald O'Connor's emulation in "I Love Melvin"-we never see thetwo movements co-existing within the same shot.
Gene Kelly made me want to dance when I was 11,and not feel like a poof for doing so.
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