March Dance Challenge 25 – Cheek To Cheek

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The ease, grace, poise, and just pure brilliance of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dancing Cheek to Cheek, need I say more! (And coping with all those feathers)

Just take a moment and enjoy! X

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March Dance Challenge 17 – The Band Wagon

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This piece of dance is well worth a look! You might not have seen this before. This dance is from the film The Band Wagon staring Fred Astaire.

Now this dance was the inspiration to Michael Jackson’s video Smooth criminal, you can definitely see the similarity. Michael got many of his moves, videos and styles from the old films. Also the choreographer Fossy who style is very distinct from the musical Chicago, again got inspiration from this film.

March Dance Challenge 13 – Daddy Long Legs

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Today a dance from one of my most favourite old films, Daddy Long Legs, with Fred Astaire and Leslie Caron. I used to spend many Saturday afternoons watching a black and white movie, I watched all the old musicals, I was mesmerised by them, that’s what I call real dancing, and I think that’s where the styles now all originate from! This dance is typical of this time, I think I was born in the wrong time, it should have been the 50’s.