Dance in Film and Television:
A Bibliography of Materials in the UC Berkeley Library












General & Miscellaneous Works
Fred Astaire
Busby Berkeley
Gene Kelly

General & Miscellaneous Works

Aloff, Mindy
"Dance in Film." Chronicle of Higher Education, vol. 49, no. 49, pp. B15-B16, August 2003.

Alpert, Michael
"Freylekhs on Film: The Portrayal of Jewish Traditional Dance in Yiddish Cinema." Jewish Folklore & Ethnology Newsletter, vol. 8, no. 3-4, pp. 6-7, 35, 1986.

Billman, Larry.
Film choreographers and dance directors : an illustrated biographical encyclopedia with a history and filmographies, 1893 through 1995 Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c1997.
MAIN: GV1779 .B55 1997

Boyd, Jade
"Dance, Culture, and Popular Film: Considering Representations in Save the Last Dance." Feminist Media Studies, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 67-83, March 2004.
UC users only

Brannigan, Erin.
Dancefilm : choreography and the moving image / Erin Brannigan. New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Main (Gardner) Stacks New books GV1779 .B73 2011

Brooks, Jodi
"Ghosting the Machine: The Sounds of Tap and the Sounds of Film." Screen, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 355-78, Winter 2003.
"A discussion of the significance of films in which tap dancing and typing have been brought together in the same frame. This significance arises from the fact that tap dancing and typing have a number of features in common, both in their respective histories and in their function as aural signifiers of 20th-century modernity. Each was developed in the 19th century during a period in which communication technologies were experiencing swift change, and each went on to take center stage in the early decades of the 20th century, revolutionizing office work and writing on the one hand and vernacular dance on the other." [Art Index]

Brooks, Virginia.
"A Timeline of Dance and Media." Dance on Camera Journal, 2008 Annual Review, p71-74, 4p
UC users only
A chronology of events relating to the evolution of dance films or dance on camera works is presented. Dance on film began in 1894 when Thomas A. Edison filmed Ruth Saint Denis doing a skirt dance outdoors. In 1902, Peter Elfeldt recorded a performance of the Royal Danish Ballet. In 1934, "The Merry Widow," was directed by Ernst Lubitsch using a mobile camera floating above waltzing dancers.

Carroll, Noel.
"Toward a definition of moving-picture dance." Dance Research Journal 33.1 (Summer 2001): 46-61.
UC users only
An attempt is made to explain moving-picture dance by offering a philosophical characterization of this field of activity. The moving-picture makers have devoted admirable amounts of effort and imagination to portraying dance in or through media as diverse as film, video, and computer animation.

Casper, Joseph Andrew.
Stanley Donen Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1983.
MAIN: PN1998.A3 D592 1983
MOFF: PN1998.A3 D592 1983

Steyn, Mark
"The Choreographers." In: Broadway babies say goodnight : musicals then and now London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1997.
Full text available online (UC Berkeley users only)
Music ML1711.8.N3 S83 1997

Compton, G.
"Film dance and things to come." Dance Magazine v. 42 (January 1968) p. 34-7

Copeland, Roger
"New dance/film: perspectives on dance and cinema." Dance Magazine v. 48 (April 1974) p. 44-9

Corboud, Patricia.
Filme zum Tanz : ein Begleitheft zum Filmangebot von Inter Nationes / Patricia Corboud, Hans Vetter Bonn : Inter Nationes, [1993?]
Main (Gardner) Stacks GV1779 .C67 1993

The Dance Film and Video Guide
Dance Films Association; Compiled by Deirdre Towers. Princeton, NJ: Dance Horizons/Princeton Book Co., c1991.
UCB Media Ctr GV1595 .D32 1991

Dance on Camera: A Guide to Dance Films and Videos
Edited by Louise Spain; foreword by Jacques dAmboise. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press ; New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, 1998.
UCB Main GV1595 .D342 1998

Delamater, Jerome.
Dance in the Hollywood musical Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI Research Press, c1981
MAIN: GV1779 .D44 1981

Dodds, Sherril
Dance on screen : genres and media from Hollywood to experimental art Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
MAIN: GV1779 .D63 2001

Dow Michael
"Cartoon Choreography: Disney and the Dance." Dance Chronicle, 2010, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p494-499, 6p;
UC users only

Dunne, Michael
American film musical themes and forms / Michael Dunne. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2004.
Main Stack PN1995.9.M86.D86 2004
PFA PN1995.9.M86.D86 2004
Hollywood musicals and the depression -- Blackface minstrelsy in musicals -- Confronting rock culture -- Dance as a narrative agent -- American places and spaces -- Fred and Gene in Never never land -- Musical biopics -- Intertextual musicals -- Conclusion : "How about a nice musical?"

Envisioning dance on film and video
Judy Mitoma, editor ; Elizabeth Zimmer, text editor ; Dale Ann Stieber, DVD editor ; Nelli Heinonen, associate editor ; Norah Zuniga Shaw, assistant editor. New York : Routledge, 2002.
Main Stack GV1779.E58 2002

Faris, Jocelyn.
Ginger Rogers : a bio-bibliography Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
MAIN: PN2287.R72 F37 1994

Fischer, Lucy
"Designing women: art deco, the musical, and the female body." In: Music and cinema / edited by James Buhler, Caryl Flinn, and David Neumeyer. Hanover, NH : University Press of New England [for] Wesleyan University Press, c2000.
Music ML2075.M875 2000

Garafola, Lynn
"Dance, Film, and the Ballets Russes." The Journal of the Society for Dance Research Vol. 16, No. 1 (Summer, 1998), pp. 3-25
UC users only

Gladstone, Valerie
"Screendance." Nation, vol. 268, no. 11, pp. 31-34, March 1999.

Gottfried, Martin.
All his jazz : the life & death of Bob Fosse New York : Bantam Books, c1990.
MAIN: GV1785.F67 G68 1990

Grubb, Kevin Boyd.
Razzle dazzle : the life and work of Bob Fosse New York : St. Martin's Press, c1989.
MAIN: GV1785.F67 G78 1989

Guido, Laurent
"Rhythmic Bodies/Movies: Dance as an Attraction in Early Film Culture." In: The cinema of attractions reloaded / edited by Wanda Strauven. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, c2006.
Full text available online (UC Berkeley users only)
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1993.5.A1 C56 2006

Hay, James
"Dancing and Deconstructing the American Dream." Quarterly Review of Film Studies 10:2 (1985), pp.97-117

Hungerford, Mary Jane.
Dancing in commercial motion pictures. Published: [n.p., 1950]
MAIN: GV1779 .H8

Kasson, John F.
"Dances of the machine in early twentieth-century America." In: A modern mosaic : art and modernism in the United States / edited by Townsend Ludington ; assistant editors, Thomas Fahy & Sarah P. Reuning. Art and modernism in the United States Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2000.
Main Stack NX504.M584 2000
Includes discussion of Busby Berkeley

Kendrick, Walter.
"Dancing in the dark.(Column)." Salmagundi 118-119 (Spring-Summer 1998): 16(13).
This article discusses dance in film as a means of emotional expression. A comparison is made between the rehearsed but seemingly spontaneous performances by Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, and the contemporary cinematic focus on the effort required by such performances.

Knight, Arthur.
Dancing in films. [New York, Dance Index-Ballet Caravan] c1947.
Main Stack GV1779.K6

LaBoskey, Sara
"Getting Off: Portrayal of Masculinity in Hip Hop Dance in Film." Dance Research Journal, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 112-20, Winter 2001.
UC users only

Landay, Lori
"The Flapper Film: Comedy, Dance and Jazz Age Kinaesthetics." In: A feminist reader in early cinema / edited by Jennifer M. Bean and Diane Negra. Durham : Duke University Press, 2002. A Camera obscura book
Main Stack PN1995.9.W6.F467 2002
PFA PN1995.9.W6.F467 2002

Leahy, Sarah.
"Bardot and dance: representing the real?(Brigitte Bardot)." French Cultural Studies 13.1 (Feb 2002): 49(16).
The dance scenes in Brigitte Bardot's films encourage the female spectator to identify with the Ideal body. In addition, Bardot constitutes herself as subject in these scenes, and dance signifies individual freedom.

McLean, Adrienne L.
"The image of the ballet artist in popular films." Journal of Popular Culture 25.n1 (Summer 1991): 1(19).

McLean, Adrienne L.
"The Thousand Ways There Are to Move: Camp and Oriental Dance in the Hollywood Musicals of Jack Cole." In: Visions of the East : orientalism in film / edited by Matthew Bernstein and Gaylyn Studlar. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1997.
Main Stack PN1995.9.E95.V57 1997

Morrison, J'aime.
"Irish choreo-cinema: dancing at the crossroads of language and performance.(The Theater of Irish Cinema)(Critical Essay)." The Yale Journal of Criticism 15.1 (Spring 2002): 173(12).
Dancing is a significant element in several motion pictures and plays set in Ireland, where movement and language create kinetic poetry. Examples include Brian Friel's 'Dancing at Lughnasa,' John Huston's 'The Dead,' and David Lean's 'Ryan's Daughter.'

Mueller, John E.
Dance Film Directory: An Annotated and Evaluative Guide to Films on Ballet and Modern Dance/ John Mueller. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Book Co., c1979.
UCB Main Library Referece GV1595 .M89

Mueller, John E.
"Dance in the earliest motion pictures." [paper prints]. Dance Magazine v. 51 (February 1977) p. 99

Ochoa, Pedro.
Tango y cine mundial Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina : Ediciones del Jilguero, c2003.
MAIN: PN1995.9.T27 O28 2003

Parker, David L.
Guide to Dance in Film: A Catalog of U.S. Productions Including Dance Sequences, with Names of Dancers, Choreographers, Directors, and Other Details/ David L. Parker and Esther Siegel. Detroit: Gale Research, c1978. Series title: Performing arts information guide series ; v. 3.
UCB Main Library Referece GV1779 .P37

Petrescu, Mihaela.
"Domesticating the Vamp: Jazz and the Dance Melodrama in Weimar Cinema." Seminar -- A Journal of Germanic Studies, Sep2010, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p276-292, 17p
UC users only

Petch, Simon
"Stepping Westward Dancing, the Western, and John Ford." Journal of the West; Fall2008, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p78-83, 6p

Richards, Richard John
Ginger: salute to a star. Brighton, Clifton Books, 1969.
MAIN: PN2287.R72 R51 1969

Rubin, Martin
Showstoppers : Busby Berkeley and the tradition of spectacle New York : Columbia University Press, c1993.
MAIN: PN1998.3.B475 R8 1993; PFA : PN1998.3.B48 R8 1993

Shresthova, Sangita.
"Swaying to an Indian Beat... Dola Goes My Diasporic Heart: Exploring Hindi Film Dance." Dance Research Journal, Winter2004, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p91-101, 11p
UC users only

Silverman, Stephen M.
Dancing on the ceiling : Stanley Donen and his movies New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1996.
MAIN: PN1998.3.D65 S55 1996
MOFF: PN1998.3.D65 S55 1996;

St. Charnes, Casey.
"Dancing feats. (dancing in the movies)." American Film 15.n10 (July 1990): 54(3).

Studlar, Gaylyn.
""Out-Salomeing Salome": dance, the New Woman, and fan magazine Orientalism.(The Movies: A Centennial Issue)." Michigan Quarterly Review 34.n4 (Fall 1995): 486(25).
The depiction of Oriental women in motion pictures has been a source of study for film critics and historians. Twentieth century film makers focused on the socio-cultural relevance of sexual affairs between men and women from the East and West. Early movies, of 1916 to 1926, convey the change in attitudes of New Women shaped by the rise of consumerism. Oriental women dancers were considered liberal women and the fan magazines of the West began to appreciate the dancers as emblems of female sexuality.

Telotte, J.P.
"A Sober Celebration: Song And Dance In The "New" Musical." Journal of Popular Film and Television 8(1), 1980, 2-14.
A new form of musical film, which revitalized the genre during the late 1970s, reflects cultural changes by incorporating song and dance into more restricted physical and narrative limitations than traditional musicals. The "new" musical, such as Saturday Night Fever and The Last Waltz, emphasizes the tension between the expressive--song and dance--and the narrative--everyday life.

Unger, Arthur.
"Dance on television: as seen by dancers." Television Quarterly 28.n1 (Wntr 1996): 68(2).
Three famous dancers expressed their attitudes towards television coverage of dancing. Mikhail Baryshnikov did not approve, finding the lack of an audience stultifying, although a recorded live performance could be valuable. Martha Graham enjoyed it, transposing her material instead of choreographing specifically for the medium. Dame Margot Fonteyn noted the expanded audience for dance due to TV, 'The Red Shoes' movie and Anna Pavlova's career.

Vize, Lesley
"Music and the body in dance film." In: Popular music and film / edited by Ian Inglis. London ; New York : Wallflower, 2003.
Music ML2075.P66 2003

Walley, Jonathan
"From Objecthood to Subject Matter: Yvonne Rainer's Transition from Dance to Film." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 18, pp. (no pagination), Winter 2002.

West, Martha Ullman
"Film in Dance." Chronicle of Higher Education, vol. 49, no. 49, pp. B17-B18, August 2003.

Whitney, Allison.
"Etched with the Emulsion: Weimar Dance and Body Culture in German Expressionist Cinema." Seminar -- A Journal of Germanic Studies, Sep2010, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p240-254, 15p
UC users only

Wisner, Heather.
"Lights, Camera, Dancing!" Dance Magazine, Dec2000, Vol. 74 Issue 12, p60, 6p
UC users only
Focuses on the dances being incorporated in motion pictures. Films that feature dance appearances; Details on the dances featured in films; Comments from choreographers.

Wollen, Peter; Allan, Vicky
"D: Dance." Sight and Sound, vol. 6, no. 9, pp. 28-31, September 1996.

Fred Astaire

Astaire, Fred.
Steps in time. New York, Harper [1959]
NRLF (UCB) GV1785.A83 A3

Banes, Sally
"Stepping high: Fred Astaire's drunk dances." In: Writing dancing in the age of postmodernism p. 171-83. Hanover, N.H. : University Press of New England, c1994.
MAIN GV1623 .B36 1994

Billman, Larry.
Fred Astaire : a bio-bibliography / Larry Billman. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Main (Gardner) Stacks

Cèbe, Gilles.
Fred Astaire / Gilles Cèbe. Paris : H. Veyrier, 1981.
Main (Gardner) Stacks GV1785.A83 C4 1981

Cohan, Steven.
"Feminizing' the song-and-dance man : Fred Astaire and the spectacle of masculinity in the Hollywood musical." In: Screening the male : exploring masculinities in Hollywood cinema / edited by Steven Cohan and Ina Rae Hark. London ; New York : Routledge, c1993.
Main Stack PN1995.9.M46.S36 1993
Moffitt PN1995.9.M46.S36 1993
Also in:
Hollywood musicals, the film reader / edited by Steven Cohan. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Music ML2075 .H65 2002 AVAILABLE
Pacific Film Archive PN1995.9.M86 H64 2002

Cohen, Paula Marantz.
"Thoughts on the Centennial of Fred Astaire." Raritan, Summer2000, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p127, 15p
UC users only

Croce, Arlene.
The Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers book Published: New York : Dutton, 1987 c1972.
MOFF: GV1785.A83 C76 1987

Croce, Arlene.
"Paging Mr. Astaire." In: Sight lines New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1987.
MAIN: GV1624.5.N4 C781 1987

Dunne, Michael.
"Fred Astaire as cultural allusion." Studies in Popular Culture, 1994, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p9-19, 11p

Epstein, Joseph
Fred Astaire / Joseph Epstein. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2008.
Main (Gardner) Stacks GV1785.A83 E68 2008

Faris, Jocelyn.
Ginger Rogers : a bio-bibliography Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
MAIN: PN2287.R72 F37 1994

Gallafent, Edward.
Astaire & Rogers New York : Columbia University Press, 2002.
MAIN: GV1785.A3 G35 2002

Goldenshohn, Lorrie
"Watching Fred." Yale Review; Oct2008, Vol. 96 Issue 4, p59-85, 27p
UC users only
The essay discusses dancer, vaudevillian, and actor Fred Astaire and his relationships with his two long-term dance partners, his older sister Adele Astaire and performer Ginger Rogers. The Astaire siblings began performing at ages 6 and 8 and were known to incorporate a wide variety of dance styles, including jazz, ballet, and Latin, into their routines. Astaire was paired with Rogers after he signed a movie studio contract in Hollywood, California.

Green, Stanley.
Starring Fred Astaire New York, Dodd, Mead [1973]
MAIN: GV1785.A83 G731 1973;

Hackl, Alfons.
Fred Astaire and his work. Vienna, Ed. Austria International, 1970.)
PFA : PN2287.A8 H3 1970

Levinson, Peter J.
Puttin' on the ritz : Fred Astaire and the fine art of panache, a biography / Peter Levinson. New York : St. Martin's Press, c2009.
Main (Gardner) Stacks GV1785.A83 L48 2009

McFadden, Margaret T.
"Shall We Dance?: Gender and Class Conflict in Astaire-Rogers Dance Musicals." Women's Studies, Sep2008, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p678-706, 29p;
UC users only

Mueller, John E.
Astaire dancing : the musical films New York : Knopf, 1985.
MOFF: GV1779 .M84 1985
MAIN: GV1779 .M841 1985

Mueller, John
"Fred Astaire and the Integrated Musical." Cinema Journal, Vol. 24, No. 1 (Autumn, 1984), pp. 28-40
UC users only

Nochimson, Martha.
"Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers : music makes me." In: Screen couple chemistry : the power of 2 / Martha P. Nochimson. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.M27 N63 2002

Nochimson, Martha.
"Fred, Ginger, and RKO." In: Screen couple chemistry : the power of 2 / Martha P. Nochimson. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.M27 N63 2002

Rhu, Lawrence F.
"Fred Astaire and racial differences." In: Stanley Cavell's American dream : Shakespeare, philosophy, and Hollywood movies / Lawrence F. Rhu. New York : Fordham University Press, 2006.
Main (Gardner) Stacks B945.C274 R48 2006

Richards, Richard John
Ginger: salute to a star. Brighton, Clifton Books, 1969.
MAIN: PN2287.R72 R51 1969

Telotte, J. P.
"Dancing the Depression: Narrative Strategy in the Astaire-Rogers Films." Journal of Popular Film & Television, Fall80, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p15-24, 10p
UC users only

Thomas, Bob
Astaire, the man, the dancer New York : St. Martin's Press, c1984.
PFA : PN2287.A8 T44 1984;

Band Wagon

Dyer, Richard; Mueller, John
"Two analyses of "Dancing in the Dark" (The Band Wagon, 1953)." In: The Routledge dance studies reader / edited by Alexandra Carter and Janet O'Shea. London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Full text available online (UC Berkeley users only)
Main (Gardner) Stacks GV1594 .R68 2010

Hogue, Peter.
"The Band Wagon." Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film & Television, Winter74 Issue 11, p33-34, 2p

Silva, Arturo.
"Vincente Minnelli's Dream of Tony Hunter's "Band Wagon's" "Girl Hunt"." Film Criticism 30:1 (Fall 2005) p. 2-20
UC users only

Smoodin, Eric
"Art/work: capitalism and creativity in the Hollywood musical." New Orleans Review; 1989, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p79-87, 9p

The Barkleys of Broadway

Vanneman, Alan.
"The Barkleys of Broadway: Fred & Ginger's Last Dance: Ten Pounds Shy of a Gem?" Bright Lights Film Journal, vol. 50, pp. (no pagination), November 2005

Broadway Melody of 1940

Vanneman, Alan.
"Fred Goes Over the Top with Eleanor Powell in Broadway Melody of 1940" Bright Lights Film Journal, vol. 38, pp. (no pagination), November 2002

Easter Parade

Vanneman, Alan.
"In Your Easter Bonnet, with All the Frills upon It: Irving Berlin's Easter Parade." Bright Lights Film Journal, vol. 48, pp. (no pagination), May 2005

Follow the Fleet

Vanneman, Alan.
"Fred & Ginger Get Their Feet Wet in Follow the Fleet" Bright Lights Film Journal, vol. 32, pp. (no pagination), Spring 2001

Wills, Nadine.
"Women in Uniform: costume and the 'unruly woman' in the 1930s Hollywood musical." Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies; Nov2000, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p317-333, 17p
UCB users only

Flying Down to Rio

Freire-Medeiros, Bianca.
"Hollywood Musicals and the Invention of Rio de Janeiro, 1933-1953." Cinema Journal, Summer2002, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p52, 16p
UC users only

Holland, Norman S.
"Feigning Marriage/Befriending Nations: The Case of Flying Down to Rio." In: Moving pictures, migrating identities / Eva Rueschmann. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2003.
Main Stack PN1995.9.E44.R84 2003
Compar Ethn PN1995.9.E44.R84 2003)

Swanson, Philip.
"Going Down on Good Neighbours: Imagining America in Hollywood Movies of the 1930s and 1940s (Flying Down to Rio and Down Argentine Way)." Bulletin of Latin American Research, Jan2010, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p71-84, 14p;
UC users only

Vanneman, Alan.
"Fred and Ginger Take Off in Flying Down to Rio." Bright Lights Film Journal, vol. 26, pp. (no pagination), November 1999

Woll, Allen L.
"Hollywood's Good Neighbor Policy: The Latin Image In American Film, 1939-1946." Journal of Popular Film Issue: 3:4 (1974:Fall) p.278
UC users only

Funny Face

Casper, Joseph Andrew.
Stanley Donen Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1983.
MAIN: PN1998.A3 D592 1983
MOFF: PN1998.A3 D592 1983

Sellers, Susan.
"How Long Has This Been Going On? 'Harpers Bazaar,' 'Funny Face,' and the Construction of the Modernist Woman." Visible Language; Winter 1995, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p12, 24p

Silverman, Stephen M.
Dancing on the ceiling : Stanley Donen and his movies. New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1996.
MAIN: PN1998.3.D65 S55 1996
MOFF: PN1998.3.D65 S55 1996

Smith, Douglas.
"Funny Face Humanism in Post-War French Photography and Philosophy." French Cultural Studies, Feb2005, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p41-53, 13p;

Vaughan, David
"Funny Face." Sight and Sound Issue: 27:1 (1957:Summer) p.40
UCB users only

Gay Divorcee

"The Gay Divorcee." Bright LightsApril 2000 Issue 28

Royal Wedding

Casper, Joseph Andrew. Stanley DonenMetuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1983.
MAIN: PN1998.A3 D592 1983
MOFF: PN1998.A3 D592 1983

Fischer, Lucy.
"Shall We Dance?: Feminist Cinema Remakes the Musical." Film Criticism; Winter89, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p7-17, 11p
UC users only

Silverman, Stephen M.
Dancing on the ceiling : Stanley Donen and his movies. New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1996.
MAIN: PN1998.3.D65 S55 1996
MOFF: PN1998.3.D65 S55 1996

Shall We Dance?

McFadden, Margaret T.

"Shall We Dance?: Gender and Class Conflict in Astaire-Rogers Dance Musicals." Women's Studies, Sep2008, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p678-706, 29p;
UC users only

Vanneman, Alan.
"Fred and Ginger Miss a Step in Shall We Dance" Bright Lights Film Journal, vol. 34, pp. (no pagination), Fall 2001

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

Vanneman, Alan.
"Astaire & Rogers Fade to Black in The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle" Bright Lights Film Journal, vol. 37, pp. (no pagination), August 2002

Swing Time

Deleyto, Celestino.
"Self-Consciousness and the Classical Text: An Analysis of Swing Time." Film Criticism, Spring92, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p17-33, 19p
UC Berkeley users only

McFadden, Margaret T.
"Shall We Dance?: Gender and Class Conflict in Astaire-Rogers Dance Musicals." Women's Studies, Sep2008, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p678-706, 29p;
UC users only

Vanneman, Alan.
"Fred and Ginger Savor La Belle Romance in Swing Time" Bright Lights Film Journal, vol. 33, pp. (no pagination), Summer 2001

Top Hat

McFadden, Margaret T.
"Shall We Dance?: Gender and Class Conflict in Astaire-Rogers Dance Musicals." Women's Studies, Sep2008, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p678-706, 29p;
UC users only

Vanneman, Alan.
"Fred & Ginger Hit Their Highest Peak in Top Hat" Bright Lights Film Journal, vol. 31, pp. (no pagination), Winter 2001

Yolanda and the Thief

Jacoby, Alexander.
"The Far Side of Paradise: The Style and Substance of Yolanda and the Thief." CineAction, vol. 63, pp. 38-44, 2004

Ziegfeld Follies

Chopra-Gant, Mike.
"Performing postwar masculinities" In: Hollywood genres and postwar America : masculinity, family and nation in popular movies and film noir London ; New York : I.B. Tauris Pub. ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. pp: 112-114.
Full text available online (UC Berkeley users only)
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.M46 C43 2006

Vanneman, Alan.
"'Follies' is Right!: Fred Astaire and Gene Kelley Barely Survive Ziegfeld Follies" Bright Lights Film Journal,vol. 44, pp. (no pagination), May 2004

Busby Berkeley

Rubin, Martin.
"Busby Berkeley and the Backstage Musical" In: Hollywood musicals, the film reader / edited by Steven Cohan. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Music ML2075 .H65 2002 AVAILABLE
Pacific Film Archive PN1995.9.M86 H64 2002

Delamater, Jerome
"Busby Berkeley: An American Surrealist." Wide Angle 1:1 (1976) p.24

Fischer, Lucy
"City of Women: Busby Berkeley, Architecture, and Urban Space." Cinema Journal, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 111-130, 2010 Summer [Journal Information]
UC users only

Fischer, Lucy
"Designing women: art deco, the musical, and the female body." In: Music and cinema / edited by James Buhler, Caryl Flinn, and David Neumeyer. Hanover, NH : University Press of New England [for] Wesleyan University Press, c2000.
Music ML2075 .M875 2000

Herzog, Amy.
"Becoming-Fluid: History, Corporeality, and the Musical Spectacle." In: Dreams of difference, songs of the same : the musical moment in film / Amy Herzog. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2010.
Full text available online (UC Berkeley users only)
Music ML2075 .H478 2010

Kasson, J. F.
"Dances of the machine in early twentieth-century America." A modern mosaic : art and modernism in the United States / edited by Townsend Ludington ; assistant editors, Thomas Fahy & Sarah P. Reuning. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2000.
Main (Gardner) Stacks NX504 .M584 2000

Keating, Patrick
"Emotional Curves and Linear Narratives." The Velvet Light Trap - A Critical Journal of Film and Television 58 (Fall 2006) Go to Journal Issue p. 4-15
UC users only

LoBrutto, Vinnie.
"Hollywood's Choreographic Genius, Busby Berkeley." Dance on Camera Journal, Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1-3, 3p
UC users only

May, Lary
"The Crowd, the Collective, and the Chorus: Busby Berkeley and the New Deal." In: Movies and mass culture / edited and with an introduction by John Belton. p. 25-58. New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, c1996. Rutgers depth of field series.
Main Stack PN1995.9.S6.M68 1996
MoffittPN1995.9.S6.M68 1996

Pattullo, Lauren.
"Narrative and spectacle in the Hollywood musical: contrasting the choreography of Busby Berkeley and Gene Kelly." Research in Dance Education, Apr2007, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p73-85, 13p

Pike, Bob
The genius of Busby Berkeley [Reseda, Calif.] CFS Books [1973]
MAIN: PN1998.A3 .B487

Rubin, Martin
Showstoppers : Busby Berkeley and the tradition of spectacle Published: New York : Columbia University Press, c1993.
MAIN: PN1998.3.B475 R8 1993
PFA : PN1998.3.B48 R8 1993

Rubin, Martin
"The crowd, the collective, and the chorus: Busby Berkeley and the New Deal." In: Movies and mass culture / edited and with an introduction by John Belton. New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, c1996.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.S6 M68 1996
Moffitt PN1995.9.S6 M68 1996

Siegel, Marcia B.
"Busby Berkeley and the Projected Stage." Hudson Review, Spring2009, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p106-112, 7p
UC users only

Striner, Richard.
"Machine-Dance: An Intellectual Sidelight To Busby Berkeley's Career." Journal of American Culture 1984 7(1-2): 60-68 9p
UC users only

Thomas, Tony
The Busby Berkeley book [Greenwich, Conn.] New York Graphic Society [1973]
PFA : PN1998.3.B48 T46 1973; MAIN: PN1998.A3 B488 1973

Dames

Fischer, Lucy.
"The Image of Woman as Image: The Optical Politics of "Dames" Film Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 1 (Autumn, 1976), pp. 2-11
UC users only

Footlight Parade

Birchard, Robert S.
"A Song-and-Dance Spectacular." American Cinematographer v. 86 no. 11 (November 2005) p. 66-73
UC users only

Rubin, Martin.
"Busby Berkeley and the Backstage Musical." In: Hollywood musicals, the film reader / edited by Steven Cohan. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Music ML2075.H65 2002
PFA PN1995.9.M86.H64 2002

Rubin, Martin.
"Footlight Parade and the Hundred Days." In: American cinema of the 1930s : themes and variations / edited by Ina Rae Hark. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2007.
Full text available online (UCB users only)
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1993.5.U6 A85735 2007

42nd Street

Braudy, Leo
"Framing the Innocent Eye: 42nd Street and Persona." Michigan Quarterly Review, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 9-29, 1983 Winter

Filipcevic, Vojislava.
"Urban Planning and the Spaces of Democracy: New York of the Great Depression in 42nd Street, Dead End, and The City." Culture, Theory & Critique, Apr2010, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p65-91, 27p
UC users only

Hoberman, J.
42nd Street / J. Hoberman. London : BFI Publishing, c1993.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1997.F5963 H63 1993

Hodgkinson, Anthony W.
"Forty-Second Street" New Deal: Some Thoughts About Early Film Musicals Journal of Popular Film 4:1 (1975) p.33
UC users only

Leff, Leonard J.
""Come on Home with Me": "42nd Street" and the Gay Male World of the 1930s." Cinema Journal, Vol. 39, No. 1 (Autumn, 1999), pp. 3-22
UC users only

Phelan, Lyn
"Artificial Women and Male Subjectivity in 42nd Street and Bride of Frankenstein." Screen, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. 161-82, 2000 Summer
UC users only

Rubin, Martin.
"Movies and the New Deal Entertainment: 42nd Street and the New Deal Express." In: American cinema of the 1930s : themes and variations / edited by Ina Rae Hark. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2007.
Full text available online (UCB users only)
Main Stack PN1993.5.U6.A85735 2007

Gold Diggers

Kemp, Peter
"Grit 'n' Glitz: Gold Diggers of 1933." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. 29, 2003 Nov-Dec

Mellencamp, Patricia.
"The Sexual Economics of Gold Diggers of 1933." In: Close viewings : an anthology of new film criticism / edited by Peter Lehman. Tallahassee : Florida State University Press ; Gainesville, FL : Orders to University Presses of Florida, c1990.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995 .C543 1990
Also in:
Hollywood musicals, the film reader / edited by Steven Cohan. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Music ML2075 .H65 2002 AVAILABLE
Pacific Film Archive PN1995.9.M86 H64 2002

Robertson, Pamela.
"Feminist Camp in Gold Diggers of 1933." In Hollywood musicals, the film reader / edited by Steven Cohan. London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Music ML2075 .H65 2002 AVAILABLE
Pacific Film Archive PN1995.9.M86 H64 2002

Rubin, Martin.
"Movies and the New Deal Entertainment: Gold Diggers of 1933 and Sexual Depression." In: American cinema of the 1930s : themes and variations / edited by Ina Rae Hark. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2007.
Main Stack PN1993.5.U6.A85735 2007

Telotte, J. P.
"A Gold Digger Aesthetic: The Depression Musical and Its Audience." Post Script, Fall81, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p18-24, 7p

Gene Kelly

Books/Articles about Singin' in the Rain

Cohan, Steven
"Dancing with Balls in the 1940s: Sissies, Sailors and the Camp Masculinity of Gene Kelly." In: The trouble with men : masculinities in European and Hollywood cinema / edited by Phil Powrie, Ann Davies and Bruce Babington. London ; New York : Wallflower Press, 2004.
Main Stack PN1995.9.M46.T76 2004

Genne, Beth.
"'Freedom incarnate': Jerome Robbins, Gene Kelly, and the dancing sailor as an icon of American values in World War II." Dance Chronicle 24.1 (Spring 2001): 83(21).
This article examines portrayals of World War II American sailors in ballets and motion pictures, focusing on the works of choreographer Jerome Robbins and Gene Kelly. Issues include depictions of soldiers' carefree and easy movements, American's as subjects in dance, the use of sailors in movies especially as 'pals' or 'buddies' in groups of three or more, the permissiblity allowed by the sailor's uniform and the public image of him as a cultural hero.

Gerstner, David Anthony
"Dancer from the Dance: Gene Kelly, Television, and the Beauty of Movement." Velvet Light Trap, vol. 49, pp. 48-66, Spring 2002.

Hirschhorn, Clive.
Gene Kelly : a biography Chicago : Regnery, 1975, c1974.
MAIN: PN2287.K64 H51 1974

Pattullo, Lauren.
"Narrative and spectacle in the Hollywood musical: contrasting the choreography of Busby Berkeley and Gene Kelly." Research in Dance Education, Apr2007, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p73-85, 13p

Thomas, Tony
The films of Gene Kelly, song and dance man. Secaucus, N.J., Citadel Press [1974]
MOFF: PN2287.K64 T5;

Yudkoff, Alvin.
Gene Kelly : a life of dance and dreams New York : Back Stage Books, 1999.
MAIN: PN2287.K64 Y83 1999

Saturday Night Fever

Bradford, K.
"Grease Cowboy Fever; or, the Making of Johnny T." Journal of Homosexuality, Volume 43, Issue 3 & 4 April 2003 , pages 15 - 30
UC users only

Carilli, Theresa
"Still Crazy After All These Years: Italian Americans in Mainstream U.S. Films." In: Cultural diversity and the U.S. media / edited by Yahya R. Kamalipour, Theresa Carilli ; foreword by George Gerbner. Albany : State University of New York Press, 1998.
Comparative Ethnic Studies P94.5.M552 U628 1998
Main (Gardner) Stacks P94.5.M552 U628 1998

Echols, Alice.
"Saturday night fever : the little disco movie" In: Hot stuff : disco and the remaking of American culture / Alice Echols. New York : W. W. Norton, c2010.
Moffitt ML3526 .E34 2010
Music ML3526 .E34 2010

Hasbany, Richard.
"'Saturday Night Fever' and 'Nashville:' Exploring the Comic Mythos." Journal of Popular Culture, Dec1978, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p557-571, 15p
UC users only

Jordan, Chris.
"Gender and class mobility in Saturday Night Fever and Flashdance." Journal of Popular Film and Television (24:3) 1996, 116-22.
UC users only

Kinder, Marsha
"Saturday Night Fever." Film Quarterly Vol. 31, No. 3 (Spring, 1978), pp. 40-42
UC users only

Kupfer, Joseph.
"Stay in' Alive": Moral Growth and Personal Narrative in Saturday Night Fever: 'Stayin' Alive'." Journal of Popular Film and Television, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 170-78, 2007 Winter
UC users only

Neale, Steve.
"Masculinity as Spectacle: Reflections on Men and Mainstream Cinema." Screen (1983) 24(6): 2-17
UC users only

Nystrom, Derek.
"Saturday night fever and the queering of the white working-class male body." In: Hard hats, rednecks, and macho men : class in 1970s American cinema / Derek Nystrom. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.L28 N97 2009

Quart, Leonard.
"The Seventies" In: American film and society since 1945 / Leonard Quart and Albert Auster. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002. pp: 115-117
Full text available online [UC Berkeley users only]
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.S6 Q37
PFA PN1995.9.S6 Q37

Ritter, Kelly.
"Spectacle at the Disco." Journal of Popular Film & Television, Winter2001, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p166, 10pUC users only

Romanowski, William D, Denisoff, R Serge.
"Money for Nothin' and the Charts for Free: Rock and the Movies." Journal of Popular Culture. Winter 1987. Vol. 21, Iss. 3; pg. 63

Steven, Peter.
"Saturday Night Fever: Just Dancing." Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media, vol. 23, pp. 13-16, 1980 Oct
UC users only

Telotte, J. P.
"A Sober Celebration: Song and Dance in the "New" Musical"." Journal of Popular Film & Television; Spring80, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p2-14, 13p,

Yanc, Jeff.
"More Than a Woman": Music, Masculinity and Male Spectacle in Saturday Night Fever and Staying Alive." Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film & Television, Fall96, Issue 38, p39-50, 12p
UC users only






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