Busby Berkeley

Busby Berkeley & His Girls

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“I trained myself to be able to imagine an entire musical sequence without having sets put up on the stage, to film it exactly as it would be seen on the screen without the help of editing or of multiple cameras. Everything is prepared in my head beforehand. I tell the cameraman what I want, precisely, down to the final detail.”Busby Berkeley

Source: Les Wedman (1967)



Old Hollywood Collection: Gold Diggers of 1933 – Chorus Girls – Showgirls – We’re In the Money Mug


VAMP Collection: Gold Diggers of 1933 – Chorus Girl Mug

“He did it all. In the space of five years, he did every shot in the book. And don’t forget, they had no zoom lenses and no helicopters. Nothing like that. He would invent things. It was a novelty. It was a gimmick. But very important.”Gene Kelly

Source: Les Wedman (1967)


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