Although the 1980s leg warmers fad was inspired by dancers, they became a trendy, colorful way for girls & women to show some creative flair – and to prove that you were up on the latest fashions.
Adrian Lyne’s ‘Flashdance’ widens the eyes. Equal pans of shamelessness, brainlessness, and perverse energy have been scrambled into a movie that’s laughable, preposterous and truly awful.
Footloose stars Kevin Bacon as a dynamic Chicago teen transplanted to a morally numb heartland town, where the local ministerhas banned rock dancing.
See Fred Astaire in a clip from 1946’s ‘Blue Skies,’ performing ‘Puttin’ On The Ritz’ – a song associated with him like no other – and find out more about the film itself.
Gene Kelly’s crowning achievement – and often considered the most popular and admired musical of all time – was 1952′s Singin’ in the Rain. Take a look back here!
Here, take a look back at Xanadu – the ’80s movie that has become best known as a campy cult classic.
Here’s a look back at the history of the multi-talented entertainer Gene Kelly, the award-winning star of the ’40s, ’50s & ’60s.
Screen legends Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sang and danced their way into America’s hearts in one of the most timeless holiday classics of all time, Holiday Inn, which introduced the classic hit song, White Christmas.
The Twist was one of the first big dance crazes, and dozens of artists recorded copycat songs. But there was a question: Is The Twist immoral? Religious leaders weighed in.
What were jitterbugs jiving to in the late ’30s & early ’40s? For one, the Lindy Hop dance, with hundreds of individual steps, breaks and mutations inspired by American music.
The first film to exploit the latest disco craze, it stared a hot TV personality, John Travolta, and features a soundtrack overcrowded with highly pluggable Bee Gees songs.
Disco dancing was characterized by a casual, controlled, rhythmic movement of the whole body, with a pulsing vertical motion through the knees. Try some of the top moves!
Disney’s magical Mary Poppins arrived in 1964. See classic movie clips, hear some of the songs, plus find out more about the film & its stars!
Miss Shirley Temple taps with Mr Bojangles In this clip from 1935’s “The Little Colonel,” watch as 7-year-old child star Shirley Temple dances on the