Starting time code: 22:55

Ending time code: 26:15

Length: 200 sec

Beginning: beginning of sequence

Ending: ending of sequence

Outlines: no data

Completeness: complete, satisfying and uninterrupted

Structure: simple

Shots: 15

Average shot length: 13 sec

Performance: instrumental+dance

Number directed by: Merrill Pye

Performer(s): Esther Williams

Cast: All White cast

Stars who don't participate: no data


Diegetic spectators: uncertain + address

Diegetic status of the number: ambivalent

Diegetic status of the music: no diegetic music


Topic(s): ethereal , trick: onstage impossible number

Diegetic place: Ziegfeld Theatre, Broadway (NYC) , unidentifiable

Imaginary place: Ocean

Ethnic stereotypes: no

Exoticism: not exotic

Music & dance

Song: This Heart of Mine , A Water Ballet

Musical ensemble: band or orchestra

Dubbing: no

Tempo: no data

Musical styles: ballet

Arrangers: no data

Dance director: no data

Dance ensemble: solo(s)

Dancing type: no data

Dance subgenre: no data

Dance content: no data


Source: Original number created for the film

Quotation: as himself / herself