Ah the golden age of 1934… twas the tail end of the Great Depression and the beginning of a bright, new (Hollywood) era. This musical scene in Dames, choreographed by the proto-psychedelic filmmaker Busby Berkeley, would have definitely been worth seeing for your last loaf of bread. Resulting in countless successful remakes of the dreamy song, and a following fantasy era of Berkeley’s works, this meticulous scene gloriously embodies a precious 1930s romance.
And some more Busby Beauties for your royal consideration:
Do you think it’s dangerous to have Busby Berkeley dreams?