Sunday, April 29, 2012

the end: beyond fred, ginger & gene

The final entry... Judy and Jack, as a divorced couple, bump into one another with their respective dates at a nightclub and try to outdo one another on the dance floor. Their dueling mambo is both hilarious and sublime.

 The film: “Phffft!” (1954)

 The director: Mark Robson

 The number: "Mambo!"

 The composer: Frederick Hollander

 The choreograher: Jack Cole

 The dancers: Judy Holliday and Jack Lemmon

 The cinematographer: Charles Lang

 The editor: Charles Nelson

 The production designer: William Flannery


Charlotte said...

Love, love, love that hilarious mambo scene from "Phffft!" One of my very favorites.

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Tallie said...

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