Thursday, 30 September 2010
Film | The Band Wagon
When: 2nd October 2010
Where: Barbican, Cinema 1
Details as follows:
Another of Minnelli’s greatest musicals, The Band Wagonﬁnds a high-brow stage producer trying to turn an aging dancer’s comeback show into an arthouse version of Faust.
Featuring a stream of brilliant Howard Dietz / Arthur Schwartz songs (including A Shine on Your Shoes and Dancing in the Dark), a delectable script by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, art direction by Cedric Gibbons, and fabulous performances byFred Astaire, Cyd Charisse and Jack Buchanan.
US 1953 Dir. Vincente Minnelli 111 min.