This is the song “Voodoo”, an outtake from The Pirate. Partly sung by Judy Garland, it was cut out from the final release. There’s no video from this scene but we can still try to imagine it by listening to the unreleased song.
Mayer told them to cut it out because the dance was too sexy.
I’d slap Mayer for making that decision if I could.
I love The Artist, I really do. I love the homage to Old Hollywood. I love that they dared make such a charming, vintage-styled silent film that was guaranteed to be the underdog. It caught my heart and imagination from the moment I laid my eyes on the trailer.
But…… Singin’ in the Rain is a complete masterpiece that has stood the test of time. I love it from beginning to end. It’s a film everyone should see at least once.
What is your favorite Gene Kelly film? (Mine's The Pirate.)
I love most of them for many reasons, so it’s hard to pick just one. My standard response is I love Singin’ in the Rain because it’s the greatest feel-good movie, but I also have a serious soft spot for Anchors Aweigh because JOE BRADY.
5 years ago today I lost one of the most important people in my life. It’s hard to believe that much has passed. She was a mentor, a second mom, and my best friend. I’ll always love and miss my grandma.