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I love Groucho's dancing! There's a move I've seen him do more than once (Chico did it too in one of the movies), where he sort of "patted himself down" -- see attached stills from You Bet Your Life, or even better, watch it here: https://youtu.be/U1xiUmzmuRg?t=1079 I was wondering if this is a "real" dance move, or if it was his own invention. For that matter, what about the rest of the dance? Is it all his invention, or was it an actual dance? Thanks in advance!
What s a Musical? I think that a musical is a film that has both song and dance, and at least three to five numbers. The classic musicals we all know, but the sub-genre have to be explored as well: Operetta: - Jeannette MacDonald/Nelson Eddy, and others of that genre Mostly legitimate singing, but there are sporadic dances thrown in each operetta -a waltz, a folk dance, or a specialty number.... =============================== Biopics: (Can be a singer, composer... ) For instance: The Helen Morgan Story Love me, or Leave Me -
Around minute 10:50 in the Lecture Video for Lecture #5: Cabin in the Sky (1943) with Vanessa Theme Ament and Richard Edwards, https://learn.canvas.net/courses/2206/pages/week-2-monday-an-historical-overview-of-the-second-decade?module_item_id=218041 Dr. Edwards brought up this subject - I believe it was Vincent Minnelli who brought editing into dance numbers to highlight certain moves. I remember something that Fred Astaire once said and emphasized about his own dance routines which is that often editing a routine was a way to "cheat" and that when those close-ups are shot it is not live but