Busby Berkeley Biography

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Cinematic director Busby Berkeley (1895-1976) pioneered the use of dynamic angles in the art of filmmaking. He is most widely recognized as the man who orchestrated the magnificent dance extravaganzas that characterized Hollywood musicals between 1930 and 1960.

In the 1930s Hollywood director Busby Berkeley brought exciting new perspectives to the budding art of motion picture production. Although he never had a dance lesson he ingeniously choreographed and filmed elaborate dance productions and created outrageous kaleidoscopic effects through the use of dynamic camera angles in filming the dancers. His natural bent for conceiving visual effects and turning those ideas into reality through inventive dance routines, costumes, and filming techniques lay at the heart of his genius. Berkeley was the first director to take advantage of the motion picture camera's ability to rove around the set. In so doing he brought previously untapped visual perspectives to the viewing audience, perspectives beyond...

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