Essays Tagged: "Fred Astaire"

The "Dancing in the Dark" scene of "The Band Wagon" by Vincente Minelli.

from the film "The BandWagon", the director, Vincente Minnelli manages to foreshadow the fact that FredAstaire's character, Tony Hunt, and Cyd Charesse's alter ego, Gabrielle, willsucceed in becoming ...

(4 pages) 86 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The 1930s-1940s

t was an exhibition of celebrities and the extravagant lives they led. Actors and actresses such as Fred Astaire, Clark Gable, Bette Davis, Greta Garbo, Rita Hayworth, and Audrey Hepburn were idolized ...

(1 pages) 94 3 3.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"A Stay at the Holiday Inn" An ananlysis of the 1942 film "Holiday Inn," written by Irving Berling. The film features Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire.

tor-singer Bing Crosby stars as Jim Hardy and features his hit song "White Christmas." Actor-dancer Fred Astaire stars as Ted Hanover who thrills the crowd with his astonishingly superior tap dancing. ...

(3 pages) 121 2 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"MASTER HAROLD... and the boys" page notes

pg. 4:boet = "brother" or "father"kaffer = African term for "nigger"pg. 5:Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers(famous Hollwood dance team)pg. 6:Sarah Vaughn - American jazz singerw ...

(1 pages) 31 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Movie review: 42nd Street

s. to revitalize the musical film genre In contrast to fantasy, escapist romantic dance musicals of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rodgers that also began in the same year (Flying Down to Rio (1933)). The fi ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Notes for the beatles, an assesment I done a few years ago, these notes were very helpful

William Claude) Fields (Actor/Comic)7. Carl Gustav Jung (Psychologist)8. Edgar Allen Poe (Writer)9. Fred Astaire (Actor)10. Richard Merkin (Artist)11. Das Varga Girl (by Artist Alberto Vargas)12. * Le ...

(5 pages) 23 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

History of Tap Dance in Performance

ive compared to the legends that are to appear in later dates such as Bill "Bojangles" Robinson and Fred Astaire which are both said to have paved the way for the future of Tap.Bill Robinson was born ... in films such as THE LITTLEST COLNEL and IN OLD KENTUCKY.Similarly to the legend of Mr. Bojangles, Frederick Austerlitz commenced his performance career upon the vaudeville stage and soon adopted "Fr ...

(3 pages) 63 0 4.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

Is Chivalry Dead?

d 1900s, I like to refer to as the age of ‘gentlemen’. People see movies with people like Fred Astaire and Gene Kelley in them and men would follow their stereotypes to please the women of t ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Postmodernism in Lost in Space

In Postmodernism, Fredrick Jameson states that one constitutive feature of the postmodern is "the well-nigh universal ... ia makes an overwhelming palette of film, photographs, and text available for use. Dead actors like Fred Astaire and John Wayne appear in new commercials for vacuums and beer. The 3-season experimenta ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies