CYD KICKS HARD…

What better way to start a week then with a robust dose of Cyd Charisse dancing up a storm in a clip from ‘It’s Always Fair Weather’. The less said about the actual song, a pugilistic-inspired piece of silliness called ‘Baby You Knock Me Out’, the better. It’s Cyd’s powerful athleticism combined with her assurance and grace that make her mesmerizing as always. As Andre Previn wrote the score for the movie I’m assuming he’s responsible for this shameful bit of dopiness as well. I can’t imagine he labored over it for more than it took to knock back a quick Martini. Good heavens…

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