The Girl’s Got Rhythm

I’m swamped with work this week, so no time for writing. But as always, I’d hate for you to go away empty-handed — so here’s a fantastic dance scene by the one and only Eleanor Powell, accompanied by a young Buddy Rich.

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  1. Kevin Kim says

    I could’ve done without the Cowardly Lion’s multiple orgasms, but otherwise, yes: the girl’s undeniably got rhythm! That was an amazing routine.

    Posted February 7, 2013 at 1:19 am | Permalink
  2. Dom says

    That’s Red Skelton!

    Posted February 7, 2013 at 6:53 am | Permalink
  3. Kevin Kim says

    Oh, no: the short, sexually spastic dude in the white beret is Bert Lahr, the Cowardly Lion. He was part of the cast of “Ship Ahoy,” along with Skelton.

    Posted February 7, 2013 at 9:38 am | Permalink
  4. Thanks, Malcolm, that cheered up a cold, damp, doleful afternoon!

    Posted February 7, 2013 at 9:55 am | Permalink
  5. Dom says

    Sorry, Kevin, my outburst wasn’t aimed at you. I’m just saying that’s Clem Kadiddlehopper in the clip.

    Posted February 7, 2013 at 3:17 pm | Permalink
  6. Kevin Kim says

    Ah. My mistake, Dom.

    Posted February 8, 2013 at 2:13 am | Permalink