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Born: 29 November 1895 Died: 14 March 1976

Country of origin: United States

Height: 5' 9"


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The Golden Age of Hollywood (260 items)
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500 Film Directors (378 items)
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Description: Busby Berkeley was one of the greatest choreographers of the US movie musical. He started his career in the US Army in 1918, as a lieutenant in the artillery conducting and directing parades. After the World War I cease-fire he was ordered to stage camp shows for the soldiers. Back in the US he became a stage actor and assistant director in smaller acting troupes. After being forced to take over the direction of the musical "Holka-Polka" he discovered his talent for staging extravagant dance routines, and he quickly became one of Broadway's top dance directors. Producer Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. called him to direct the dan ... (more)
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Movies directed by

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Rating:
6.7
63 Watched
2. Babes in Arms (1939)
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7
41 Watched
3. Ziegfeld Girl (1941)
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7
50 Watched
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7.5
46 Watched
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7.5
31 Watched




Movies

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Rating:
7.4
101 Watched
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7.5
61 Watched
3. That's Dancing! (1985)
Rating:
7.2
20 Watched
Rating:
6.7
15 want to see
5. Palmy Days (1931)
Rating:
8.5
7 want to see




TV

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