Judy Garland and Fred Astaire, 1948.
Gone with the Wind, 1939.
Film Posters for Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960)
"Gregory Peck! Where is he!?"
We’ll always have Paris. - Casablanca (1942)
Beautiful music…Dangerous rhythm…
Rita Hayworth for You Were Never Lovelier, 1942.
Natalie Wood ready for a picnic
Watching this (and fearing broken ankles with each loop) I can’t helping thinking about that old quote Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, except backwards and in high heels.
But no, if you watch closely you’ll see she doesn’t even step on the last chair. That means she had to trust that fucker to lift her gently to the ground while he was spinning down onto that chair. That takes major guts. I’d be pissing myself and fearing a broken neck if I were in her place. Kudos to her.
I can’t stop watching this.
And his arm position doesn’t even fucking change. Like, he holds his posture so well that you have to stare at their feet to notice he’s carrying her whole weight.
"the good old days" [ l i s t e n ]
i love paris - ella fitzgerald // come fly with me - frank sinatra // la vie en rose - louis armstrong // the lady is a tramp - tony bennett + lady gaga // at last - etta james // let’s call the whole thing off - ella fitzgerald + louis armstrong // autumn in new york - billie holiday // danke schoen - wayne newton // oh, lady be good - fred astaire // stompin’ at the savoy - ella fitzgerald + louis armstrong // fly me to the moon - frank sinatra // how long has this been going on - ray charles // seven day fool - etta james