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Cyd Charisse aka Vicki Gaye in "Party Girl (1958)" aka Ninotchka Yoschenko in "Silk Stockings (1957)" aka Dancer in "Singin' in the Rain (1952)" aka Gaye Dawn in "Key Largo" aka Gabrielle Gerard in "The Band Wagon (1953)" aka Fiona Campbell in "Brigadoon (1954)" aka Rosa Senta in "East Side, West Side (1949)" aka Maria Corvier in "Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956)" aka The Widow in "Black Tights (1961)" aka Tula Ellice Finklea (Died in 2008 at age 86)
Posted by GolfBravoUSMC 2012-03-08 17:32||
#2 I love Cyd Charisse, and always will.
Just as reading aloud the verse of Shakespeare or Dr. Seuss
sets the mind to a rhythm and meter.
Watching Cyd move through those portions of the screen
inside the historic and narrow aperture of film,
she still sets a rhythm across that space and time
that enchants the soul and mind.
Posted by rammer 2012-03-08 19:37||
#3 Well said rammer.
Posted by Dale 2012-03-08 19:58||
#4 Poetically said, rammer. Miss Charisse is well worth poetry.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-03-08 21:00||
#5 Were that I could construct a poem in an hour as sublime as her least eyelash.
Just watch the Bandwagon, or Singing in the Rain, or any of her other work. They are magnificent, and the work is inside the camera, which makes it doubly hard.
She is as important as Gene Kelly and Grace Kelly, but with the grace neither have.
Posted by rammer 2012-03-08 21:10||