Busby Berkeley

Busby Berkeley
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William Berkeley Enos, 29 November 1895, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 14 March 1976, Palm Springs, California, USA. A legendary choreographer and director, renowned for his innovative work on the ‘Depression Era’ musical films of the 30s. Stories abound about him building a monorail along which the camera travelled at the most unusual angles, and his habit of cutting a hole in the studio roof just so that he could get that one special shot. Although Berkeley’s mother was an... Read more

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looney tunes
giant
great songwriter
tapdance
warner brothers
spectacle
tapdancing
cartoonish
geometric
the great american songbook
pop standard
kaleidoscopic
pop standards
creative genius
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