Friday, December 31, 2010

Dancing the night away...

Wouldn't this be a great way to spend New Year's Eve? Dancing the night away with Fred Astaire in a make-believe world? Well, actually this would be a great way to spend any evening.
Watch this scene from the classic film, TOP HAT, and see if you don't agree. Fred and Ginger were the epitome of romantic grace and elegance, not to mention style and pizazz. They were definitely IT.

6 comments:

  1. I'll be watching "After the Thin Man" which is my favorite New Year's Eve movie. Hope you are having a great one.

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  2. Thanks, Yvette! Rachel and I enjoyed watching that!!! :-) (now she's co-ercing me to join her and start tap-dancing lessons again......!)

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  3. Ryan: Good choice! You can't go wrong with Nick and Nora Charles! I watched PRESENTING LILY MARS with Judy Garland (looking radiant, I must say) and Van Heflin. Although the musical numbers were simply dreadful overwrought and not suited to Judy at all), I like the rest of the film. Nice love story. Plus Spring Byington in the supporting cast as well as the cutest bunch of little kids ever.

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  4. Sue: I'm so glad you got a kick out of watching the Fred and Ginger clip. Weren't they wonderful? Tap dancing always looks like tons of fun. I wonder if it really is?! :)

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  5. Not that one in particular, but in general I love the dresses from that time, and oh the dancing. My fave FA movie is Holiday Inn. I know it almost by heart.

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  6. Nan: Oh I love the fashions! And even though Fred hated this dress (the one Ginger is wearing in these scenes) I always thought it looked lovely floating about. This is SUCH a wonderful dance number. I haven't seen HOLIDAY INN in a while, but I remember it fondly.

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