Starting time code: 01:07:34

Ending time code: 01:08:49

Length: 75 sec

Beginning: during sequence

Ending: during sequence

Outlines: anticipation

Completeness: incomplete & fragmentary (hardly a number)

Structure: simple

Shots: 1

Average shot length: 75 sec

Performance: song+dance

Number directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Performer(s): Cyd Charisse , Fred Astaire

Cast: All White cast

Stars who don't participate: no data


Diegetic spectators: no

Diegetic status of the number: rehearsal, casting, recording session, etc.

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


Topic(s): disturbed or awkward or grotesque performance , highbrow

Diegetic place: New Haven (CT)

Imaginary place: none

Ethnic stereotypes: no

Exoticism: not exotic

Music & dance

Song: You and the Night and the Music

Musical ensemble: band or orchestra , chorus

Dubbing: no

Tempo: moderato

Musical styles: Hollywood studio orchestra

Arrangers: no data

Dance director: Michael Kidd

Dance ensemble: duet

Dancing type: moderato

Dance subgenre: ballroom and social dancing

Dance content: no data


Source: borrowed from another stage show (Broadway, vaudeville, ballet...)

Quotation: quotation