G | | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.
In the steamy "Vamp Dance" segment of the "Broadway Melody Ballet" with Cyd Charisse and Gene Kelly, reviewers from both the Production Code and the Catholic Church's Legion of Decency objected to a brief, suggestive pose or movement between the dancers. Although there is no precise documentation of what or where it was, close examination of footage toward the end of the dance shows an abrupt cut when Charisse is wrapped around Kelly, indicating the probable location.
This is Dora Bailey, ladies and gentlemen, talking to you from the front of the Chinese Theater in Hollywood. What a night, ladies and gentlemen, what a night! Every star in Hollywood's heaven is here to make Monumental Pictures' premiere of "The ...
About three-quarters into the film, Don Lockwood is with Kathy inside a movie studio showing her features of the background sky and lighting, and he throws on the light switch. He then comes to the area of the big fan where the top blades are in a 10 o'clock and 2 o'clock position. Soon after, he returns to the fan area and the blade positions are different. They then change back to the original position as he again returns to switch on the fan to blow on Kathy.
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