Jun 17, 2008

El Cyd

There were better singers and dancers, and certainly better actresses, among MGM's stable of leading ladies. But there was none quite like Cyd Charisse, who died today at 86. Suffice to say: If anyone wonders how this straight guy fell in love with musicals, you could do worse than point to Ms. Charisse.

UPDATE: Two of her absolute best moments, from The Band Wagon:

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