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I figured it’s about time I posted something, and here it comes, in the form of musical genius!  Stephen Merritt of The Magnetic Fields wrote a really beautiful song about the great Busby Berkeley (whose work, if you don’t know, is described on Wikipedia as using “large numbers of showgirls and props as fantasy elements in kaleidoscopic on-screen performances”).   Yes, it is a fan video, but I think it’s a rare one that is actually well-done and manages to show some of what got us excited about the cinema in the first place.  I leave the rest to you:

Maureen.

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