Invitation To The DanceInvitation To The Dance (1957) Feature Length Theatrical FilmFeature Length Theatrical Animated Film
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- Feature Film with Animated SegmentsFeatureLive-Action
- Live-Action Film with Animated Sequence(s)
- Distributed by: Loew's
- Cartoon Characters: Hat Check Girl, Debutante, Model, Wife, Crooner, Scheherazade, The Genie, Pierrot, The Marine, Sinbad, The Husband, Flashy Boyfriend, The Loved, Streetwalker, Lover, Artist.
- Voice Actors: (Live Action) Gene Kelly, Diana Adams, Belita, Claude Bessy, Daphne Dale, Irving Davies, Carol Haney, David Kasday, David Paltenghi; Full Voice Cast ...
- Directed By Gene Kelly, William Hanna, Joseph Barbera.
- Produced By Arthur Freed, Fred Quimby.
- Animated By William Hanna, Joseph Barbera.
- Written By Gene Kelly.
- Awards: Golden Berlin Bear, International Jury, Gene Kelly, Berlin International Film Festival, 1956, Nominee, Best Cinematography Award, Freddie Young, British Society of Cinematographers, 1956.
- Music: Malcolm Arnold, Roger Edens, Jacques Ibert, André Previn, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov; more Musicians ...
- Editor: Raymond Poulton, Robert Watts, Adrienne Fazan.
- Originally Released on March 01, 1957.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 93 minutes.
Presents three stories in dance, music and pantomime. The third, "Sinbad the Sailor," is a fantasy, combining animation with live action, portraying the adventures... (more)
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Gene Kelly spent many years trying to create an all-dance film, with no dialogue. He finally persuaded MGM, his home studio, to do the project. The movie was filmed and produced in 1952. However,... (more)
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