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Friday, March 21, 2014

Gotta Dance

The big girls have a dance recital tonight, for which they've choreographed a tap dance to "Moses Supposes" from Singin' in the Rain:

We've spent many days watching this scene for dance cues, so fortunately it's one of those wonderful pieces of Hollywoodiana that never gets old. The increasingly absurdist tone is enhanced by Bobby Watson's diction coach, who is the ultimate straight man.

Bobby Watson was a character actor who had bit parts in many films of his day, but his signature role turned out to be doing impressions of Adolf Hitler, due to a fleeting physical resemblance. He played Hitler in nine films, and often had to spend the time between takes locked in his trailer because cast and crew had such a visceral reaction to seeing him in Hitler makeup and mustache.

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