Tag Archives: Gene Kelly


Xanadu (1980) Although it’s often compared with Down to Earth, the 1947 musical about a meddling muse starring Rita Hayworth, Xanadu exists firmly in it’s own girly space-time continuum. An era of blousy peasant skirts slit to the waist, rollerskates, leg warmers, and hair ribbons. […]

What a Way to Go!

What a Way to Go! (1964) director J. Lee Thompson costumes Edith Head (Oscar nominated) choreography Gene Kelly starring Shirley MacClaine, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum, Dean Martin, Gene Kelly, Dick Van Dyke, Robert Cummings summery Shirley MacClaine is cursed! No matter how she tries for […]