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Joey Dances

Julianne Lindberg

in Pal Joey: The History of a Heel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190051204
eISBN:
9780190051235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051204.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

In musical theater criticism, dance is too often considered secondary to the total effect of a show. In Pal Joey, dance did much more than tell a story—it viscerally engaged the audience; dynamized ... More


Beginning the Beguine

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter begins with the successful appearances of dance team “Fox and Walters” at the Versailles nightclub. Walters meets rising choreographer Robert Alton and performs in the Theatre Guild’s ... More


Fred and Ginger

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter begins with Walters and John Darrow building a house in Malibu Beach, and concisely discusses the development of Malibu Colony. Most of this chapter is devoted to the making of The ... More


Rodgers and Hart’s Boldest Venture: Working Relationships and Collaborative Processes

Julianne Lindberg

in Pal Joey: The History of a Heel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190051204
eISBN:
9780190051235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051204.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

One of the crowning jewels in Rodgers and Hart’s post-Hollywood partnership, Pal Joey was purportedly their favorite show together. By the time of Pal Joey, Rodgers and Hart had written over thirty ... More


Good News

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Chapter 10, Walters continues to stage musical sequences for several M-G-M films. He collaborates with director Rouben Mamoulian for the film Summer Holiday and the Broadway show St. Louis Woman. ... More


A Swell Couple

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 11 presents a comprehensive look at the creation and reception of Irving Berlin’s Easter Parade (1948). Key points include Walters’ role as film director and partial choreographer (joined by ... More


“If you don’t have money, you can’t dance.”: Angelo Pinto

Sharon Skeel

in Catherine Littlefield: A Life in Dance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190654542
eISBN:
9780190654573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190654542.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

Catherine is hired by William Goldman to stage dances for the Stanley Theatre in Philadelphia. Goldman becomes her boyfriend. At the Mastbaum Theatre, she is appointed assistant to dance director ... More


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