Starting time code: 21:47

Ending time code: 26:10

Length: 263 sec

Beginning: during sequence

Ending: during sequence

Outlines: nothing significant

Completeness: complete, satisfying and uninterrupted

Structure: simple

Shots: 15

Average shot length: 18 sec

Performance: song+dance

Number directed by: Stanley Donen , Gene Kelly

Performer(s): Gene Kelly , Ann Miller , Frank Sinatra , Betty Garrett , Jules Munshin

Cast: All White cast

Stars who don't participate: no data


Diegetic spectators: virtual audience imagined by the performers + address

Diegetic status of the number: no

Diegetic status of the music: musicians are playing but more instruments are heard


Topic(s): navy , childish and playful , exotic , risqué song

Diegetic place: American Museum of Natural History (NYC)

Imaginary place: Africa

Ethnic stereotypes: "savage" , Indian

Exoticism: savage , native (American Indians)

Music & dance

Song: Prehistoric Man

Musical ensemble: band or orchestra , solo(s)

Dubbing: no

Tempo: tempo varies

Musical styles: no data

Arrangers: no data

Dance director: Gene Kelly

Dance ensemble: quintet

Dancing type: tempo varies

Dance subgenre: tap dance , theater dance

Dance content: no data


Source: Original number created for the film

Quotation: no data