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Busby Berkeley em cores / Busby Berkeley in color

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Jan 27, 2018

Busby Berkeley em cores / Busby Berkeley in color Os diretores podem adicionar sua marca registrada nos filmes que fazem. O mesmo acontece com atores, alguns roteiristas, cenógrafos e figurinistas. Mas pouquíssimos coreógrafos conseguiram adicionar uma marca registrada aos filmes em que traba read more

5 Things You May Not Know about Busby Berkeley

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by minooallen on Nov 29, 2016

  5 Things You May Not Know about Busby Berkeley   Like that today is his birthday. Happy 121st Birthday to the legend Busby Berkeley! ….. 1) He was a performer and a fighter  I couldn’t find a a picture of him as kid, so enjoy this behind the scenes photo instead! At least that’s read more

Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Apr 13, 2015

When Hollywood announced Ryan Gosling in the lead role of dance impresario/director Busby “Buzz” Berkeley, I was skeptical. Not just because this is another in the endless parade of prestige biopics, but because I didn’t really think Berkeley’s life warranted a 2-hour movie. read more

Busby Berkeley: Before and After The Code

The Vintage Cameo Posted by Emily on Apr 5, 2015

This post is a (belated!) entry to the Pre-Code Blogathon, hosted by Pre-Code.com and Shadows & Satin! Check this post for links to all the punctual entries. A lot of times when I’m thinking about the Code, I tend to oversimplify it into a distinct “before” and “after; read more

Busby Berkeley musicals

Movie Classics Posted by Judy on Nov 21, 2014

Joan Blondell and James Cagney in Footlight Parade Hi to all those visiting my blog! I haven’t been around here much lately, and I’m afraid my projected themes fell by the wayside… though I might still resurrect them. But, anyway, I intend to get the show back on the road with some read more

Book Review--Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Aug 13, 2014

Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley Jeffrey Spivak The University Press of Kentucky, 2011 I've been wanting to check out Jeffrey Spivak's biography of Busby Berkeley ever since it came out a few years ago. Recently, I finally had the chance to do so, and it was worth the wait. The visually read more

Musicals 101: Busby Berkeley (5)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by minooallen on Nov 2, 2013

  Musicals 101: Busby Berkeley, King of the Backstage Musical It’s only a slight exaggeration when I say that Busby Berkley invented the backstage musical. Sure, the genre existed before he entered the moving picture scene, but it was Berkeley who took the genre to new creative heights. And it’ read more

Busby Berkeley and the Gold Diggers of 1935

The Vintage Cameo Posted by Emily on Jun 4, 2013

Man, Busby Berkeley really is on another level, isn’t he?  He certainly had an eye for film, which I think really distinguishes him from other choreographers, both of his era and of any time. His most famous set pieces simply can’t be replicated in any other medium–not only are the read more

Famous Precode Trials 1# Busby Berkeley

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Dec 8, 2012

Known by Precode and musical fans for his inventive and fascinating choreography, Busby Berkeley was also known by his friends and family to be on occasions a hostile and uncontrollable drinker.  It was on one night in 1935 that after attending a late night Hollywood party Busby, supposedly dru read more

Famous Precode Trials 1# Busby Berkeley

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Dec 8, 2012

Known by Precode and musical fans for his inventive and fascinating choreography, Busby Berkeley was also known by his friends and family to be on occasions a hostile and uncontrollable drinker.  It was on one night in 1935 that after attending a late night Hollywood party Busby, supposedly dru read more

For Me and My Gal (Busby Berkeley, 1942)

Movie Classics Posted by Judy on Aug 7, 2012

Just editing this posting to say that the Summer Under the Stars blogathon is currently running all through August, and today (August 23) is Gene Kelly’s special day. Please visit to read lots of great postings on his films.   Judy Garland and Gene Kelly starred together in three movies. The read more

Happy Birthday: Busby Berkeley!

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Nov 29, 2010

Today on TCM: Celebrate Busby Berkeley's Birthday tribute with the movies listed below: Dames (1934)A reformer's daughter wins the lead in a scandalous Broadway show. Cast: Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler. Dir: Ray Enright. Gold Diggers Of (1933). Three chorus girls fight to keep thei read more

Busby Berkeley em cores / Busby Berkeley in color

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Nov 30, -0001

Busby Berkeley em cores / Busby Berkeley in color Os diretores podem adicionar sua marca registrada nos filmes que fazem. O mesmo acontece com atores, alguns roteiristas, cenógrafos e figurinistas. Mas pouquíssimos coreógrafos conseguiram adicionar uma marca registrada aos filmes em que trab read more