Call Me Stormy

Finding righteous currents in turbulent times

Go! Girl! Go! — Veintiocho

We usually remember her wearing a sarong, and trouping off on the road with Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, but this dance number from 1949’s Slightly French better encapsulates the sultriness of Dorothy Lamour. The choreography is by Robert Sidney, fresh from working with Rita Hayworth in The Loves of Carmen. Douglas Sirk directed — a prelude to his swooning melodramas with Rock Hudson in the 1950s.

Single Post Navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 325 other followers

%d bloggers like this: