Busby Berkeley

American film director and musical choreographer (1895-1976)

Busby Berkeley (29 November 1895 – 14 March 1976[1]) was a Hollywood movie director and movie musical choreographer. He was famous for musical production numbers involving complex geometric patterns and armies of chorus girls and boys. His famous movies include several Mickey Rooney / Judy Garland "let's put on a show" musicals and the Great Depression musicals 42nd Street, Footlight Parade, Gold Diggers of 1933, and Fashions of 1934.

Busby Berkeley
Born
Busby Berkeley William Enos

(1895-11-29)November 29, 1895
DiedMarch 14, 1976(1976-03-14) (aged 80)
OccupationFilm director, choreographer
Years active1901–1971

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Other websitesEdit

  • Busby Berkeley at the Internet Broadway Database
  • Busby Berkeley on IMDb
  • Busby Berkeley at the TCM Movie Database
  • Busby Berkeley at AllMovie
  • Kit and Morgan Benson (1 January 2001). "Busby Berkeley". Motion picture director. Find a Grave. Retrieved 29 June 2011.
  • Hooray for Hollywood: Busby Berkeley
  • Busby Berkeley at Classic Movie Favorites Tribute site: galleries, bio, filmography and more.
  • bio & pics on Busby Berkeley