Starting time code: 59:26

Ending time code: 01:02:17

Length: 171 sec

Beginning: during sequence

Ending: during sequence

Outlines: nothing significant

Completeness: complete, satisfying and uninterrupted

Structure: simple

Shots: 3

Average shot length: 57 sec

Performance: instrumental+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: no

Diegetic status of the music: no diegetic music


Topic(s): romantic duet

Diegetic place: Central Park

Imaginary place: New York

Ethnic stereotypes: no

Exoticism: not exotic

Music & dance

Song: Dancing in the Dark

Musical ensemble: band or orchestra

Dubbing: no

Tempo: swinging ballad

Musical styles: Hollywood studio orchestra

Arrangers: no data

Dance director: Michael Kidd

Dance ensemble: duet

Dancing type: swinging ballad

Dance subgenre: ballroom and social dancing

Dance content: no data


Source: Adapted from a stage number of the same show

Quotation: nothing significant