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View a timeline of the life and career of gene kelly. Aug 22, 2012 scene from summer stock, 1950 summer stock is the third and final collaboration between gene kelly and judy garland. Find video, photos, forums, blogs and shop for some of the best movies ever made only at tcm. Gene kelly s only screen competition was fred astaire, however the two could not be compared. Gene kelly, tap dancer, choreographer, and film director who helped to perfect tap dance as an art form, extending its narrative and dramatic expression to the medium of film, was born eugene curran kelly, the third of five children in descending order, joan, james, gene, louise, and fred.

A candid inside look at the genius behind the hit hollywood musicals singin in the rain, on the town and an american in paris, anatomy of a dancer is a mustsee for gene kelly fans. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks, and the likable characters that he played on screen. Dec 24, 2008 i love gene kelly too for his amazing athleticism and creativity, but fred astaire had an elegance of line that makes it clear why hes mikhail baryshnikovs favorite dancer. This clip features donald oconnor dancing on roller skates and was filmed two years before gene kelly tap skated in its always fair weather. Eugene curran kelly 23rd august 1912 2nd february 1996 was an american dancer, actor of film, stage, and television, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer. Dec 26, 2017 eugene curran kelly august 23, 1912 february 2, 1996 was an american dancer, actor of film, stage, and television, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer. Audiences love his delightful singing, his athletic dancing, his charming good looks, and his likeable characters. Also interviewed is frequent kelly collaborator stanley donen, as well as his first wife betsy blair. Eugene curran kelly 23rd august 1912 2nd february 1996 was an american dancer, actor of film, stage, and television, singer, film director.

Jun 08, 2006 view a timeline of the life and career of gene kelly. Eugene curran kelly august 23, 1912 february 2, 1996 was an american dancer, actor of film, stage, and television, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer. Gene kelly worked many odd jobs to pay for college and eventually found his way into the dance world. Singing in the rain you were meant for me gene kelly and debbie reynolds hd widescreen by lbarnard86.

I just hope i was able to make you appreciate kelly and learn about him, even if only in a small way. Fred astaire versus gene kelly justine larbalestier. Get youtube premium get youtube tv best of youtube music sports. What made you interested in doing a film on gene kelly. Kelly was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks and the likeable characters that he played on screen. He is best known for anchors aweigh 1945, on the town 1949, an american in paris 1951, and especially singin in the rain 1952. Anatomy of a dancer offers a far more incisive view of the graceful and charming, beloved entertainer than that which the world has come to know. Documentary on gene kelly that gives insight into his dancing, how he formed a style first blue collar dancer and developed different cinematique techniques, such as brilliantly shot dancing sequences. I love kelly and astaire and the nicholas brothers and shirley temple, who could dance up a storm too. Anatomy of a dancer opens with a look at kellys early years. Montage of clips from summer stock 1950 and singin in the rain 1952, two films with some of his greatest tap numbers.

Gene kelly filmmaker interview robert trachtenberg. Aug 23, 2012 today we celebrate 100 years of american master gene kelly. An american in paris i got rhythm by theprincess90. Gene kellys widow doesnt dance away from his secrets u.

I confess, gene kellys dancing has always utterly amazed me. Eugene curran gene kelly was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks and the likeable characters that he played on screen. His wife of sixteen years, betsy blair, talks about kellys legacy in an audio clip from our film, gene kelly. Its hard to believe today is the 50th anniversary of singin in the rain, that quintessential affirmation of the movie musical. Gene kelly was the leading star in the classic hollywood movie musicals from the mid 1940s through the late 1950s. Gene kelly was born in 1912 and raised in a working class neighborhood in pittsburgh, pa. Gene kelly was an american dancer, actor, singer, film director and producer as well as choreographer. Anatomy of a dancer is a documentary on the life and death of gene kelly. Remembering gene kelly on his birthday august 1912 2 february seen here in a photo by gjon mili, 1944 gene kelly, 1952 you dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams. Mar 01, 2002 gene kelly was one of a kind and this documentary celebrates his faults as well as his virtues, refreshing because its not just a gushing fan tribute to a great actor dancer who made dancing look as macho as it did when he embraced it with his physical athleticism, the embodiment of the blue collar guy rather than the aristocratic finesse of the other screen great, fred astaire. However, i knew there had to be something dancerelated that.

It was shown on american masters on pbs in 2002 external links. Jul 25, 2016 the movie won eight oscars including a special one for gene kelly who not only starred in the film, but codirected it and did all the choreography. Anatomy of a dancer tv episode 2002 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Academy awardr winner gene kelly brings his remarkable talents as star, director and choreographer to this glittering gala of music, dance and pantomime and the result is a lush, one of a kind musical flight of fancy. Gene kelly anatomy of a dancer 2002 rotten tomatoes. Gene kellys widow doesnt dance away from his secrets gene kellys widow patricia ward kelly spilled some of the legendary dancer and actors secrets at a recent appearance. Eugene curran kelly august 23, 1912 february 2, 1996 was an americanirish dancer, actor of film, stage, and television, singer, film director, producer, screenwriter, comedian and choreographer. Get youtube premium get youtube tv best of youtube. Hooray for hollywood hollywood icons hollywood actor golden age of hollywood vintage hollywood hollywood stars classic hollywood fred astaire kelly s. Gene kelly s brother fred kelly who was a very talented and accomplished dancer and choreographer as well. Mar 03, 2020 eugene curran gene kelly august 23, 1912 february 2, 1996 was an american dancer, actor, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer. Multitalented he was a singer, dancer, choreographer actor, film director and producer. After his brother, fred, taught him some dance steps, they performed together in a dance troupe.

American masters online presents an extended interview with gene kelly filmmaker robert trachtenberg. Anatomy of a dancer takes a sober look at the life of the dancer, choreographer and director and discovers a complex man. Anatomy of a dancer dvd the life and career of this film star and innovator whose work includes singin in the rain, on the town and an american in paris are vibrantly recalled in this profile of the driven genius often narcissistic, always a perfectionist who reenergized the movie musical and redefined dance. The dark side of singin in the rain star gene kelly.

Find video, photos, forums, blogs and shop for some of. As director and choreographer, dancer and singer, acrobat and actor, gene kelly was one of the most vital and indispensable figures in the. In this clip gene kelly dances on roller skates in a solo some consider the last great dance performance of his career. Gene kelly anatomy of a dancer american masters pbs. Eugene curran kelly august 23, 1912 february 2, 1996 was an american dancer, actor of. Dec 20, 2017 eugene curran kelly 23rd august 1912 2nd february 1996 was an american dancer, actor of film, stage, and television, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer.

And i know if i can make you smile by jumping over a couple of couches or running. Today we celebrate 100 years of american master gene kelly. Fred taught many famous people to dance and perform. Dancing in the rain photography gene kelly 26 ideas for 2019 gene kelly kicking up his heels. Jun 26, 20 during july and august, new yorkers of all ages can revisit the heartwarming melodies of goldenera gene kelly musicals from the 40s and 50s. Gene kelly is remembered by scholars and critics as an expert dancer, choreographer and director. This scene, in which kelly incorporates a squeaky board and a newspaper into his dance, shows off kellys innovative and inventive ideas, not to mention his talent. Gene kelly is credited as performer, director, producer and choreographer. He was nominated for an oscar in 1946 for his leading role in anchors aweigh, he was also nominated. Search, discover and share your favorite gene kelly dancing gifs.

Gene kelly big break was in the title role of the broadway musical pal joey in 1940. Gene kellys widow patricia ward kelly spilled some of the legendary dancer and actors secrets at a recent appearance. Turner classic movies presents the greatest motion pictures of all time from one of the largest film libraries in the world. Anatomy of a dancer dvd the life and career of this film star and innovator whose work includes singin in the rain, on the town and an american in paris are vibrantly recalled in this profile of the driven genius often narcissistic, always a perfectionist who reenergized the movie musical and redefined dance on screen. Apr 17, 2014 returning to the pasadena playhouse after a successful midwinter run, patricia ward kelly brings her generous program on the groundbreaking and enduring work of her late husband, gene kelly, the. Returning to the pasadena playhouse after a successful midwinter run, patricia ward kelly brings her generous program on the groundbreaking and enduring work of. Gene kelly you dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams. Mar 26, 2020 gene kelly, american dancer, actor, choreographer, and motionpicture director whose athletic style of dancing, combined with classical ballet technique, transformed the movie musical.

Favorite gene kelly routines gene kelly, poses, fred astaire. Gene kellys widow doesnt dance away from his secrets gene. The documentary paints a picture of kelly as an innovator and a perfectionist and credits him with creating his own athletic, americanized style of dance. Unpublished photographs show gene kelly filming dance sequence for film invitation to the dance.

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