Thursday, June 19, 2008

Cyd Charisse, Dies this Week.

We watch tons of old movies (thanks to  When we sit down to watch one as a family my daughter Hannah's (10) first question is: "Is there dancing?"  If not, it doesn't hold her attention.  One of our favorites was Cyd Charisse.  We were saddened at the news of her death.

My wife and I actually saw her on Broadway many years ago (1992).  We saw her on the onstage production of Grand Hotel.  She received a standing o just by walking on stage.  If it wasn't her last appearance it was nearly so.

Here's a few of our favorite selections.  They don't make them like this anymore.


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