Danny Kaye, Vera Ellen and Bing Crosby performing "Mandy" in White Christmas--my favorite dance number from that movie!
Vera Ellen (White Christmas) I watched this show for the first time in my life last year and wondered why I hadn't watched it before.
Vera-Ellen was an American actress and dancer, best known for her filmed dance partnerships with Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, and my favorite.Danny Kaye in White Christmas. Vera would have been 91 years old today.
"Mandy, there's a minister handy..." Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby and Vera Ellen in White Christmas
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Danny Kaye, Vera Ellen & Bing Crosby in White Christmas (color version)
Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, and Louis Armstrong. From a magazine ad for 'High Society', This film is one of those rare instances where the remake of a sublime movie -- "The Philadelphia Story" -- turns out to be sublime in its own right.
Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen in costume test for Vera Ellen, rehearsal scene for the songs "Minstrel Show" and "Mandy", costumes designed by Edith Head. The bodice shape and neckline of Rosemary's dress was altered for the final filming.