Black Tights

Directed by Terence Young

Year: 1960
Running Time: 125
Color Type: Technicolor
Country: France, U.K.
Language: English [audio]
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Black Tights

Cast
Maurice Chevalier
Zizi Jeanmarie
Moira Shearer
Cyd Charisse

Crew
Directed by Terence Young


A wondrous celebration of dance, Terence Young's BLACK TIGHTS is a collection of four lavish musicals staged by Roland Petit's Ballet de Paris and filmed in vibrant Technicolor. With introductions by Maurice Chevalier (GIGI), BLACK TIGHTS is favored by the sly wit and artistic innovation of the European musical stage, enlivened by the talents of the legendary Cyd Charisse (SINGIN' IN THE RAIN) and Moira Shearer (THE RED SHOES).

The Dances:

  • La Croqueuse de Diamants - with Zizi Jeanmarie
  • Cyrano de Bergerac - with Moira Shearer
  • Deuil en 24 heures - with Cyd Charisse
  • Bizet's Carmen - with Zizi Jeanmarie, Roland Petit

Reviews

"Ballet fans will feast on this quartet of stunning performances." - Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide

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