Footlight Parade’s “By the Waterfall” sequence (1933, dir. Lloyd Bacon, choreographed by Busby Berkeley)

Busby Berkeley Dancers Busby was movie director n musical choreographer- famous for elaborate numbers that often involved complex geometric pattern that seemed almost "kaleidoscopic".

Chorus girls in Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933, dir. Mervyn LeRoy, choreography by Busby Berkeley) #vintage

Le Cinéma Vintage - Partie 3

Chorus girls in Gold Diggers of 1933 dir. Mervyn LeRoy, choreography by Busby Berkeley) “Neon violin” sequence

In my Busby Berkeley dreams.....

Street (Lloyd Bacon and Busby Berkeley, (Oh for the days of these glorious dance movies again!

“Busby Berkeley (1895–1976) was a highly influential Hollywood movie director and musical choreographer. Berkeley was famous for his elaborate musical production numbers that often involved complex geometric patterns. Berkeley’s works used large numbers of showgirls and props as fantasy elements in kaleidoscopic on-screen performances.”

Busby Berkeley's Dancers - From "Hollywood Movie Stills" (Titan Books) by Joel W.

The "By a Waterfall" musical number in Footlight Parade (1933). Choreographed by Busby Berkeley.

The "By a Waterfall" musical number in Footlight Parade Choreographed by Busby Berkeley.

Not films, but Busby Berkeley choreography.  Never gets old, never get tired of it.

just the idea of the aerial show and a resulting picture Beautiful symmetry -dames 1934 busby berkeley

Busby Berkeley  [symetry choreagrapher, musical creator and grand ilussionist director 1895-1976 ]                    To Stephen Merritt, fo...

From "Golddiggers of a Busby Berkeley masterpiece of dance. There is also no floor! The flags pass through the imaginary floor as they swing around.

CAST: Warner Baxter, Ruby Keeler, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Dick Powell, Guy Kibbee, Ginger Rogers, Una Merkel, Busby Berkeley, Ned Sparks, George E. Stone; DIRECTED BY: Lloyd Bacon; Features: - 11"

42nd Street 11x17 Movie Poster (1933)

Movies provided a lift from the hard times of the Great Depression, and "talkies," movies with sound, were relatively new. Two popular film categories were the movie musical and the singing-cowboy film.

Busby Berkeley, director, choreographer.30's (choré symétrique à +25 danseurs)

Busby Berkeley - born Busby Berkeley William Enos, (November 1895 – March Choreographer and film director.

Dames (1934) Starring: Joan Blondell Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler. Directed by Busby Berkely and Ray Enright.

Directed by Ray Enright, Busby Berkeley. With Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Zasu Pitts. A multimillionaire decides to boycott "filthy" forms of entertainment such as Broadway shows.

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