Friday, April 30, 2010

You're easy to dance with

The complete list of my favorite dancing ladies! Click on the link to read each individual entry.

1. Cyd Charisse
Favorite dances: "Frankie and Johnny" from Meet Me In Las Vegas, "Broadway Melody (The Hoofer and the Vixen)" from Singin' in the Rain, "Dancing in the Dark" from The Band Wagon, and "All of You (Reprise)" from Silk Stockings

2. Ginger Rogers
Favorite dances: "Let Yourself Go" from Follow the Fleet, "Pick Yourself Up" from Swing Time, "Hard To Handle" from Roberta, "The Carioca" from Flying Down to Rio, and "Night and Day" from The Gay Divorcee

3. Ann Miller
Favorite dances: "Too Darn Hot" from Kiss Me Kate, "Why Can't You Behave?" from Kiss Me Kate, "Prehistoric Man" from On the Town, and "Shakin' the Blues Away" from Easter Parade

4. Vera-Ellen
Favorite dance: "Minstrel Number" from White Christmas

5. Jane Powell
Favorite dance: "How Could You Believe Me" from Royal Wedding

6. Rita Moreno
Favorite dance: "America" from West Side Story

7. Julie Andrews
Favorite dance: "Elevator Dance" from Thoroughly Modern Millie

8. Mary Tyler Moore
Favorite dance: "Elevator Dance" from Thoroughly Modern Millie

9. Shirley Temple
Favorite dance: "On Account-a I Love You" from Baby, Take A Bow

10. Leslie Caron
Favorite dance: "An American in Paris Ballet" from An American in Paris

11. Ruby Keeler
Favorite dance: "42nd Street" from 42nd Street

12. Carol Haney

Favorite dance: "Steam Heat" from Pajama Game

13. Rita Hayworth
Favorite dance: tap duet from You'll Never Get Rich

14. June Allyson
Favorite dance: "The Young Man With A Horn" from Two Girls and a Sailor

15. Gwen Verdon
Favorite dance: "Who's Got The Pain?" from Damn Yankees


  1. I really loved your series Sally!

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  3. Hi,i agree about Cyd,and i love "Red Blues" also.
    Ginger:"Bouncin' the Blues" and "Manhattan down beat".
    Ann Miller:"It".
    Vera Ellen:"Slaughter on 10th avenue","Mr. and mrs. Hoofer at home","Thinking of you","A dai in New York","Somethin' to dance about".
    Jane Powell:"I left my hat in Haiti".
    Rita Moreno:"The Tina Lina" and "Dance at gym".
    Leslie Caron:"An american in Paris".
    Carol Haney:"Steam heat","From this moment on" and "A day in New York".
    Rita Hayworth:"I'm old fashioned","The Shorty George","So near and yet so far","Boogie Barcarolle","Put me to the test".
    Gwen Verdon:"Two lost souls".


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