G | | Documentary, Musical
Among the excised musical numbers were five golden era standouts slated to follow the "Backwards Dance" from Give a Girl a Break (1953) in the following running order: "Pass That Peace Pipe" from Good News (1947), performed by Joan McCracken and Ray McDonald; "It" from Deep in My Heart (1954), performed by Ann Miller; "Challenge Dance" from Give a Girl a Break (1953), performed by Marge and Gower Champion; "One Alone" from Deep in My Heart (1954), performed by Cyd Charisse and James Mitchell; and "Who Gets the Girl?" from My Sister Eileen (1955), performed by Tommy Rall and Bob Fosse. After this last number, the film was to have cut back to host Ray Bolger's introduction of the Fred Astaire-Gene Kelly sequence, where the original running order was to have been as follows: "Tiger Rag" from Let's Dance (1950), performed by Fred Astaire; "Moses Supposes" from Singin' in the Rain (1952), performed by Gene Kelly and Donald O'Connor; "Slue Foot" from Daddy Long Legs (1955), performed by Fred Astaire and Leslie Caron; "We're Civilians Now" from It's Always Fair Weather (1955), performed by Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey and Michael Kidd; "Let's Kiss and Make Up" from Funny Face (1957), performed by Fred Astaire; and "Alter Ego" from Cover Girl (1944), performed by Gene Kelly.
In 1983, film dancing entered a new era. Music videos began to play on television and in motion picture theaters, offering audiences a stylized and exhilarating form of dancing on the screen. The most innovative and certainly the most successful ...
$1,506,802 20 January 1985