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Crazy Hot Dance Thread: Dance in Film

ruby stevens

over 2 years ago

better try diamonds ;)

Ben.

over 2 years ago

In celebration of bad taste:

Jeff

over 2 years ago

i know ruby, was just kiddin’, i meant big strong (50’s-60’s) howard keel in real life.

=)

DownByL​aw

over 2 years ago

We need more Bob Fosse here. One of my favorites is the “Rich Man’s Frug” from Sweet Charity.

RaySqui​rrel

over 2 years ago

Coincidentally I just happened to purchase a DVD set of 4 Astaire and Rogers films two days ago.

One of the more impressive demonstrations of dance on film I’ve seen is Maya Deren’s “A Study in Choreography for the Camera.” As some might know Deren was an aspiring dancer before a back injury left her unable. She made “Study in Choreography” as a means of engaging with dance as a filmmaker. All the other dance sequences users have posted focus entirely on capturing the motions. “A Study in Choreography” is focused on participating in the dance:

Also for some shameless self promotion, I am placing the finishing touches on my feature length documentary motion picture. The central subject of the film is nuclear power, and I needed a way to illustrate peoples fear of the power source. I always liked the high tempo interlude in Black Sabbath’s “Electric Funeral” and felt it should have some kind of dance choreographed it. I believe that the scene I made is serviceable to the film. But there were some hiccups in the production, so it is not as good as I feel it could have been. I find it is practice for my next film. In that film I want to choreograph a dance to Metallica’s “Motorbreath” and present it manner similar to Deren’s “A Study in Choreography for the Camera.”

Christo​fer Pierson

over 2 years ago

The Good Times Kid

Haven’t seen the movie but the clip is intriguing. And the dance is certainly hot in its quiet way.

odilonvert

over 2 years ago

Ok this got me laughing. What the hell is Ginger saying toward the end? What what???

DownByL​aw

over 2 years ago

Oh, I like that clip from The Good Times Kid. Chuck Taylors even.

odilonvert

over 2 years ago

Ha ha ha — Christofer – that girl reminds me of Olive Oil!

Jazzalo​ha

over 2 years ago

I liked the clip for Good Times Kid, too.

Another from Hairdresser’s Husband

Drew.

over 2 years ago

Norman McLaren’s Pas de deux

Christo​fer Pierson

over 2 years ago

Odilon, you nailed it! That’s exactly who she reminds me of!

KingofP​ain

over 2 years ago

odilonvert

over 2 years ago

ooh this thread is really a gem — you guys are all posting GREAT stuff!

Christo​fer Pierson

over 2 years ago

PS: What Ginger is singing: That’s pig Latin, the forerunner of ubbydubby for all you Zoom fans, a ready-to-speak secret language to confound everyone around you but those you want to understand you. You basically drop the first sound of each word and tack it on the back end with an ay-sound: Ixnay for nix, for example. She’s saying E’reway inhay the oneymay. (We’re in the money.) She’s singing the song in pig Latin!

Monsieur Zom

over 2 years ago

And now for something a lot less classier, but so damn crazy – and hot!

KingofP​ain

over 2 years ago

These are some clips from Snake Dancer, one of the greatest films about a South African exotic dancer ever made.

odilonvert

over 2 years ago

Thanks Christofer — I never did get pig Latin, I had a hard enough time just learning English after speaking only Italian for the first three years of my life. LOL, that is great!

VOLUPTE NOIR

over 2 years ago

See, once you’ve mastered pig Latin, you can move on to pig Greek. That’s really challenging.

Vampiro​vici

over 2 years ago

Jalsaghar

Christo​fer Pierson

over 2 years ago

Jan Pehchan Ho – Mohammed Rafi, Gumnaam Song

Introduced to most of the Western Word via Terry Zwigoff’s Ghost World and to most Americans courtesy of Heineken and Madison Avenue. This number originated in a 1965 Hindi spy movie called Gumnaam.

ruby stevens

over 2 years ago

never get tired of that ^

DownByL​aw

over 2 years ago

Oh,yeah.

TRILLAR​Y DUFF

over 2 years ago

ultimate champion of dance scenes:

Much love for this one:

Vampiro​vici

over 2 years ago
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Filmy

over 2 years ago

Filmy

over 2 years ago

fake beard

over 2 years ago

Claus Harding

over 2 years ago

Excellent choices all along, but….no “Cabaret”…mysterious.