Hang on to your chairs and lamps. This is You’re All the World to Me, Fred Astaire’s famous 1951 dance scene in Royal Wedding. How did he do it? We’re keeping that under wraps at our house for now… but the kids have some theories.
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There are more mimed performances and more classic physical comedy videos in the archives, including Lucy, Ethel, and that conveyor belt of chocolates, and Chico Marx playing the piano (with an apple).
via Sweet Juniper.
Julie Andrews and Gene Kelly play The Tapping Game… and they sing and dance, because when you have Julie Andrews and Gene Kelly on stage together, that’s what happens. This clip is from a 1965 Thanksgiving weekend variety special called The Julie Andrews Show.
One of the many classic scenes in Singin’ in the Rain (1952), the brilliant Donald O’Connor performs Make ‘Em Laugh.
Follow it up with these two: Gene Kelly singin’ and dancin’ in the rain, and Life Has Its Funny Little Ups And Downs, featuring O’Connor skate-dancing.
Thanks, Laura & Thuy.