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The Wizard of Oz
(choreographer: scarecrow's dance - deleted from final print, uncredited)
(numbers created and directed by)
(Short) (choreographer - uncredited)
(creator: dances and ensembles) / (stager: dances and ensembles)
(dances staged by)
(dances and ensembles staged by)
Directed "No No, Nanette" on Broadway. NOTE: This marked Berkeley's return to the Broadway stage after a 35-year absence.
5 Biographical Movies |
4 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
6 Articles |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
In an era of breadlines, depression and wars, I tried to help people get away from all the misery . . . to turn their minds to something else. I wanted to make people happy, if only for an hour.
He was not the first person who used the famous overhead shot, a shot that looks like you're looking through a kaleidoscope, with the dancers in a circle(s) in interesting patterns (a minor example of this technique precedes his work in Dancing Lady
(1933)). However, he did make the grandiose, kaleidoscopic overhead-shooting of musical extravaganzas his own unmistakable artistic style by ...