Tommy Rall


Tommy Rall

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Kiss Me Kate - Behind-the-Scenes Photos
Here are several photos taken behind-the-scenes during production of MGM's Kiss Me Kate (1953). Look for composer Cole Porter, director George Sidney, and stars Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller, and others.

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Movie Clip

Pennies From Heaven (1981) - It's The Girl With fellow traveling salesmen Al (Robert Fitch, with glasses) and Ed (Tommy Rall, mustache), Arthur (Steve Martin) concedes it’s a girl he’s on about, song by Abel Baer and Dave Oppenheim, recorded by the Boswell Sisters and the Dorsey Brothers orchestra, in Pennies From Heaven, 1981.
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (1954) - Sobbin' Women Adam (Howard Keel) counsels his brothers with an improbable historical reference via Gene De Paul and Johnny Mercer's "Sobbin' Women," which in turn was based on the satirical Stephen Vincent Benèt story from which the musical was written, in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, 1954.
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (1954) - Come On Everybody! The Pontipee brothers, led more by tumbling Gideon (Russ Tamblyn) than eldest Adam (Howard Keel) dazzle the crowd in choreographer Michael Kidd's famous barn-raising dance from Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, 1954.
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (1954) - Stop The Fight! Having trounced the locals in an impromptu dance challenge, the Pontipee brothers wind up in a slugfest, also choreographed by Michael Kidd, in Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, 1954.
Kiss Me Kate (1953) - Tom, Dick Or Harry In their musical version of The Taming Of The Shrew, Ann Miller as Bianca, with suitors Bob Fosse, Tommy Rall and Bobby Van, choreographed by Hermes Pan, performing Cole Porter's Tom, Dick Or Harry, in Kiss Me Kate, 1953.
Invitation To The Dance (1956) - Stage Door Tommy Rall (as "The Sharpie") with a typically blinding tap number choreographed by director Gene Kelly, awaiting "The Model" (Claude Bessy), who has the bracelet, in the Ring Around The Rosy segment of Invitation To The Dance, 1956.
My Sister Eileen (1955) - Frank and Chick Bob Fosse choreographed this dance featuring himself (as "Frank") and Tommy Rall (as "Chick") who are rivals for the affections of Janet Leigh in My Sister Eileen, 1955.

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