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Cyd Charisse

1922-2008 US, Amarillo, Texas
Soundtrack and Pop
A.k.a. Tula Ellice Finklea

Cyd Charisse (March 8, 1922 – June 17, 2008) was an American actress and dancer.After recovering from polio as a child, and studying ballet, Charisse entered films in the 1940s. Her roles usually focused on her abilities as a dancer, and she was paired with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly; her films include Singin' in the Rain (1952), The Band Wagon (1953) and Silk Stockings (1957). She stopped dancing in films in the late 1950s, but continued acting in film and television, and in 1992 made her Broadway debut. In her later years, she discussed the history of the Hollywood musical in documentaries, and was featured in That's Entertainment! III in 1994. She was awarded the National Medal of the Arts and Humanities in 2006.

     
Genres
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe (from "The Harvey Girls") - 2022 Remaster on Judy Garland: Recordings from the M-G-M Films by Judy Garland
Training Montage (The Train Must Be Fed) [from "The Harvey Girls"] - 2022 Remaster on Judy Garland: Recordings from the M-G-M Films by Judy Garland
Fated to Be Mated / All Of You - Extended Version on Silk Stockings [Deluxe Edition] by Various Artists
It's a Chemical Reaction, That's All - Unused Demo on Silk Stockings [Deluxe Edition] by Various Artists
When I Hear Music, I Dance on Charlie Girl by David Heneker
Let's Do A Deal on Charlie Girl by David Heneker
le Poupées de Paris Overture on Sid and Marty Krofft's les Poupées de Paris by Various Artists
You Never Know What You Can Do on Charlie Girl by David Heneker
Brigadoon: Waitin' for My Dearie on Classic Cinematic Music by Various Artists
Brigadoon: There but for You I Go on Classic Cinematic Music by Various Artists

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Vintage Hollywood Classics XXIV: Silk Stockings & The Band Waggon - The Original SoundtracksCyd Charisse, Jack Buchanan, Nanette Fabray & Fred Astaire2016Album
The Band WagonFred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz2005Album
The Band Wagon Original MGM SoundtrackFred Astaire, Cyd Charisse1990Album
Charlie GirlPaul Nicholas, Cyd Charisse, Dora Bryan, Nicholas Parsons, Mark Wynter1986Album
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