Chaplin's _Limelight_ is about a dancer played by Claire Bloom.

Scott Andrew Hutchins

Examine The Life of Timon of Athens at Cracks in the Fourth Wall Theatre &

"To destroy an offender cannot benefit society so much as to redeem
im."  --L. Frank Baum, _The Flying Girl_, 1911

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From: "BARBARA BAKER" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, April 03, 2002 4:45 PM
Subject: Re: Dance in film

> Baz Luhrmann's "Strictly Ballroom" has an international (Australian)
> slant, all kinds of Hollywood musicals, including several not yet
> mentioned ("An American in Paris," "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,""Gypsy,
> "West Side Story," etc.) plus stories about dancers, e.g. "Damsel in
> Distress," "Dance, Girl, Dance" etc.).
> Barbara Baker
> Professor of Communication
> Central Missouri State University
> Warrensburg, MO. 64093
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> A friend is interested in putting together a class on dance in film.
> I'm quoting her mail below.
> "I'm interested in exploring the gradual integration of movies with
> dance. Clearly, feature films like The Gold Diggers of 1933,
> Invitation
> to the Dance, and Swing Time should be included. But I need a little
> help with some other choices. I'd like the films to range
> internationally, if possible, and show development of the marriage of
> camera and human movement. That might mean bringing in some Maya Deren
> (say, one evening of experimental works), even some influential
> ethnographic films."
> I thought Bollywood would be another place to look at. Any other
> suggestions? She's not a list member, but I can forward her the
> responses.
> Thanks!
> Melis Behlil.
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