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  Cyd Charisse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cyd Charisse is an American dancer and actress.
Cyd Charisse had celebrated on-screen pairings with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly.
Cyd Charisse has been married to singer Tony Martin for more than 50 years, an almost unheard of milestone for a Hollywood marriage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cyd_Charisse   (296 words)

  
 Cyd Charisse vs. Esther Williams
Charisse was thorough on follow up: with Esther crossing her arms and bending over her legs, Charisse issued catspaw lefts and sling right hands, catching Esther on the face despite the latters constant head movement.
Charisse had an unspoken agreement with her dance partners that had given her a bit of a reputation as a carrier, and Williams broke that agreement by piling on late hurt to the brunette's ribcage this round.
Cyd would have grudging respect for William's heart as a result of this effort, but would always dismiss the blonde as 'crude' when reminiscing about her career and opponents.
www.geocities.com /Area51/Realm/9566/charisse_williams.html   (1203 words)

  
 MTV.com - Movies - Cyd Charisse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Cyd Charisse was the last great musical star to come out of MGM, and she barely made it to stardom before the musical genre began its decline.
Charisse was born in Tula Ellice Finklea in Amarillo, TX, and took to dancing at an early age, encouraged by her father, who loved the ballet.
Charisse had the chance to work opposite Gene Kelly in An American in Paris, but turned it down as she and Martin were starting a family, a decision that she never regretted, even if it cheated film audiences of a brilliant showcase for her work.
www.mtv.com /movies/person/11022/bio.jhtml   (699 words)

  
 COSMIC BASEBALL ASSOCIATION Cyd Charisse 2000 Plate
Charisse wears clothes so staggeringly well that it's a toss-up whether one hopes she will shed the stunning fl lace cocktail dress she's wearing or leave it on.
Cyd and Nico were divorced in 1947 and in 1948 Charisse married singer Tony Martin.
Cyd Charisse was drafted by the Paradise Pisces from the Texas Ballet Dancers League in 1999.
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 Cyd Charisse Biography | arctic spray for pain aches headaches itching arthritis tendonitis sprains strains UCLA ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Cyd began ballet lessons at the age of 8 and it was evident from the beginning that she had rare talent.
Cyd moved to Hollywood and less than a year later was invited to join the Ballet Russe.
Yet it was the show stopping numbers Cyd danced with Gene Kelly in "Singin' in the Rain" that led to her co-starring role with Fred Astaire in "Bandwagon" and again with Gene Kelly in " Brigadoon" and "Its Always Fair Weather." "Dancing with Fred Astaire was the thrill of my life," admits Cyd reflectively.
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 Dancer History Archives by StreetSwing.com - Cyd Charisse - Main Page
Cyd studied ballet as a child and later joined the Ballet Russe in 1934 as Felia Sidorova.
Cyd married Nico Charisse who was also her ex-dance teacher and earlier dance partner.
Cyd was said to have the best legs in show business and sometimes billed as "the most celebrated set of legs in Hollywood history".
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 Cyd Charisse Tribute Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This would have to be my favorite shot of Cyd, she has one arm bent and posed upward with her hand under her chin, she is in a skin-tight glittering sheath of a dress that could only say 'highly explosive' on the label.
I first fell in love with Cyd Charisse when I was around the age of 13 when I saw her in Singin' in the Rain dancing the amazing duet with Gene Kelly.
"Cyd Charisse is from way before my time as I am only a 25 year old man. I have recently seen her in a few movies and, as might be expected, she caught my eye.
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 Cyd Charisse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
From her prodigious childhood ballet career and show stopping film pairings with Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire to her indefatigable stage presence and entrepreneurship, Cyd has been a model of professionalism, grace, and strength.
While the Ballet Russe was touring England, Charisse arrived unannounced in London and proclaimed his love for the fatherless 16-year-old.
He thought Charisse was certainly exotic enough and spruced up the spelling of her de facto first name, Sid.
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 CYD CHARISSE - PICTURE POST CARD SIGNED
Five years later, in 1940, during a tour of Europe, she married Nico Charisse, her ballet instructor; she was later married to Tony Martin.
Charisse starred with Fred Astaire in The Band Wagon (1953) and Silk Stockings (1957) and with Gene Kelly in Words and Music (1948), Singin' in the Rain (1952), Brigadoon (1954), Deep in My Heart (1954), It's Always Fair Weather (1955) and Invitation to the Dance (1956).
Charisse, Astaire and Kelly costarred in Ziegfeld Follies (1946).
www.galleryofhistory.com /archive/5_2001/dance/CYD_CHARISSE.htm   (193 words)

  
 Charisse Cyd Charisse - Filmography, Awards, Biography, Agent, Discussions, Photos, News Articles, Fan Sit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Talented dancers in Hollywood history, Cyd Charisse is a performer whose contributions to entertainment the tutelege of instructor Nico Charisse, a charming 32-year-old Frenchman.
Primary skill: female vocals Charisse proved her talents from an early age, competing in talent shows and winning a multitude of local and.
That I bring you the tragic news that Charisse Shumate died on Saturday, August 4 at the Madera As many of you know, Charisse was not only a life term.
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 Castro invites 'Stick survivor Cyd Charisse back for visit
She has legs: After a delightful chat with Cyd Charisse, I checked her age and realized that I had called on either her 81st or 83rd birthday -- depending which reference book you go by.
I heard some of her insights about Hollywood's glory days when "studios were looking out for their people all the time," and believe me, movie fans are in for a treat.
Charisse wanted to know if the festival event would be dressy.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/04/09/DDG3T624361.DTL   (1008 words)

  
 Biography for Cyd Charisse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Cyd was supposedly unavailable but later played the role on the legit stage.
She married her dance teacher, Nico Charisse, when she was just 18, and made her film debut with him in a handful of "Soundies" musical shorts in 1941.
She was billed as Lily Norwood for her feature debut in Something to Shout About (1943), and subsequently played a few bit roles under that name.
www.imdb.com /name/nm0001998/bio   (903 words)

  
 Cyd Charisse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Cyd Charisse is considered one of the finest dancers in American cinema.
Five years later, during a tour of Europe, she married her ballet instructor, Nico Charisse.
In 1943 she began appearing in bit parts in films, billed as "Lily Norwood." After changing her name, she rose to stardom in 1946 and eventually appeared in screen musicals as the dance partner of Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly.
www.scottstander.com /Personalities/cyd_charisse.html   (156 words)

  
 Cyd Charisse - TEXAS-TEXAS SALSA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
One of the most talented dancers in Hollywood history, Cyd Charisse is a performer whose contributions to entertainment are immeasurable.
From her prodigious childhood ballet career and show stopping film pairings with Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire to her indefatigable stage presence and entrepreneurship, Cyd has been a model of grace and strength.
So, Cyd Charisse was introduced to the world.
www.texastexassalsa.com /cydcharisse.htm   (622 words)

  
 Cyd Charisse pictures, posters, photos, interviews and wallpapers.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Cyd Charisse pictures, posters, photos, interviews and wallpapers.
Cyd Charisse was born to be a dancer.
In 1939 she married Nico Charisse, her ex-dance teacher.
www.perfectpeople.net /biopage.php3/cid=1008   (234 words)

  
 Cyd Charisse News
News about Cyd Charisse continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray, Jack Buchanan.
So it was at the late-night dinner party Denise Hale threw at Mecca for pal Cyd Charisse, following Friday's San Francisco...
www.topix.net /who/cyd-charisse   (133 words)

  
 Cyd Charisse Current Month TV Schedule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Starring Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Dolores Gray, Michael Kidd, David Burns, Jay C Flippen, Hal March, Paul Maxey, Peter Leeds.
Starring Robert Taylor, Cyd Charisse, Lee J Cobb, John Ireland, Kent Smith, Claire Kelly, Pat McVey, David Opatoshu, Corey Allen, Jack Lambert.
Starring Stewart Granger, Wendell Corey, Cyd Charisse, Morgan Farley, J M Kerrigan, Howard Petrie.
www.tv-now.com /stars/cyd.html   (436 words)

  
 Cyd Charisse
Singin' in the Rain (1952) - Directors: Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen Cast: Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor and Cyd...
Musicals are back, and Cyd Charisse is dancing.
(salute to dancer Cyd Charisse with retrospective showing of her films in October on TCM)(Brief Article)
www.infoplease.com /ipea/A0762140.html   (197 words)

  
 Cyd Charisse Appreciation Page
Inarguably one of the most talented dancers in Hollywood history, Cyd Charisse is a performer whose contributions to entertainment are immeasurable.
From her prodigious childhood ballet career and showstopping film pairings with Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire to her indefatigable stage presence and entrepeneurship, Cyd has been a model of professionalism, grace, and strength.
I hold no copyright to any images used herein, charge no fee to view them, and they are used strictly for documentary purposes.
members.aol.com /cydfan/cydhome/cydhome.htm   (163 words)

  
 The Cyd Charisse Glove Gallery
Cyd Charisse, along with Vera-Ellen and Ann Miller, was one of the premier dancing stars of the 1940's and 1950's.
This gallery showcases images in which she's wearing opera gloves, especially her famous "Girl Hunt" number with Fred Astaire in "The Bandwagon".
Some pictures in this collection were excerpted/borrowed from The Cyd Charisse Appreciation Page and Legs - A Tribute to Cyd Charisse.
www.operagloves.com /Classicstars/CydCharisse/cydcharisse.html   (135 words)

  
 Honorary Academy Awards Nomination : Cyd Charisse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Before Tina, there was the Lady with the Legs from Texas....Cyd Charisse.
I feel that she has over a period of fifty plus years, given to the public.
When we as a people give honor to great actress/dancer, we honor everyone who has come alone, like Cyd Charisse, who have horned her craft to a pen head.
www.oscarworld.net /awardlobby_read.asp?LobbyId=4337   (132 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Silk Stockings [1957]: Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse re-team and give us another excellent MGM musical.
Produced at a time when fans of musicals were beginning to wane, this is an absolute classic.
Highlights from this include Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse dancing at any time during the movie, and Janis Paige singing Satin and Silk.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00004CJZR   (292 words)

  
 Cyd Charisse at For the Love of Opera Gloves
Cyd Charisse is not only the proud owner of one of the finest pairs of legs in movie history (and a dancer who makes superb use of those legs) but she also looks great in opera gloves.
For the Love of Opera Gloves presents a retrospective collection of imagery from some of her gloved roles.
Cyd Charisse in "Words And Music", Gallery 1
www.operagloves.com /StarIndexes/cydindex.html   (290 words)

  
 DigiGuide : Cyd Charisse
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 CYD CHARISSE - PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED
Charisse, who spent her early childhood taking ballet lessons, joined the Ballet Russe at 13.
In 1946, Cyd Charisse danced with Fred Astaire in Ziegfeld Follies.
That uncredited appearance got the leggy beauty a seven-year contract with MGM.
www.galleryofhistory.com /archive/12_2001/fabulous/CYD_CHARISSE.htm   (160 words)

  
 Cyd Charisse at Reel Classics
"A New Sun in a New Sky" (clip) sung by India Adams (dubbing for Cyd) in THE BAND WAGON (1953) (a.MP3 file courtesy Rhino Records).
The Two of Us by Tony Martin and Cyd Charisse; with Dick Kleiner (Mason/Charter, 1976).
TVNow's monthly Cyd Charisse schedule -when her films will be on TV.
www.reelclassics.com /Actresses/Charisse/charisse.htm   (318 words)

  
 Cyd Charisse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Sinuous, dark-haired dancer with impossibly long legs who enlivened some of the finest MGM musicals of the 1950s.
Classically trained yet very much a product of the post-"Oklahoma", semi-modern dance school, the dynamic Charisse was one of the finest dancers ever to achieve star status in Hollywood.
While her acting and singing abilities were decidedly modest, her grace, serenity and earthy sensuality (somewhat reminiscent of the more fiery Ava Gardner, whom she strongly resembled) made her presence a decided plus....
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 Cyd Charisse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 Stock Maven® Classic Films Movies Actress: Cyd Charisse
Starring: Gene Kelly, Van Johnson, Cyd Charisse, Elaine Stewart, Barry Jones, Hugh Laing, Albert Sharpe, Virginia Bosler, Jimmy Thompson, Tudor Owen, Owen McGiveney, Dee Turnell, Dodie Heath, Eddie Quillan
Starring: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Janis Paige, Peter Lorre, George Tobias, Jules Munshin, Joseph Buloff, Wim Sonneveld
Starring: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray, Jack Buchanan, James Mitchell, Robert Gist
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 Cyd Charisse Pics - Cyd Charisse News - Cyd Charisse Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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