For those of you that haven’t noticed already, I’m a classic film fan! I especially love musicals too.
I was sad to hear that Cyd Charisse died today, though she did make it to the grand old age of 86, so she didn’t do too badly.
There are a few musicals I like to watch her dance in, but bizarrely, I like to see her dancing in the Broadway Melody sequence in Singin’ in the Rain (which is also one of my top favourites.) I also love the hairstyle and the green flapper dress – right up my street. When I was in my early twenties I had my hair cut in a twenties style just like Louise Brooks’.
Bizarrely, because the sequence is my least favourite part of the film. But hey, here’s to you Cyd: