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Happy Birthday, Cyd Charisse

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Sheila O’Malley writes:

Legs for weeks, not days.

While there are so many classic and unforgettable dance numbers to choose from, the “Girl Hunt” number from Band Wagon is my favorite.

Please read this wonderful tribute to Charisse by my friend, Dan Callahan. Dan has a detailed eye, and is intuitive and tireless in attempting to describe the sometimes-ephemeral gifts of a performer. Please read Dan’s whole piece, it’s wonderful, but his bit on the “Girl Hunt” number is thrilling … (read more)

Source: The Sheila Variations

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