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INVITATION TO THE DANCE


Title of the Film INVITATION TO THE DANCE
Alternative Titles CIRCUS; RING AROUND THE ROSY; THE MAGIC LAMP; SINBAD THE SAILOR
English Titles  
Year of Release 1956
Country of Origin USA
Language(s) no dialogue
Run Time (in minutes) 92
Length (in meters)  
Colour Technicolor
Genre Ballet film
Based on/Source  
Production Companies Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Producer(s) Arthur Freed
Director Gene Kelly
Cast Gene Kelly, Tamara Toumanova, Claire Sombert, Carol Haney, Diana Adams, Belita, Claude Bessy, Daphne Dale
Literature Variety, 16 May 1956
New York Times, 23 May 1956
Films in Review, June 1956
Times, 7 September 1956
Jewish Chronicle, 7 September 1956
Picturegoer, 8 September 1956
Spectator, 14 September 1956
Punch, 19 September 1956
Monthly Film Bulletin, October 1956
Special notes Art directors: Alfred Junge, Randall Duell, Cedric Gibbons
Costumes by Rolf Gerard
Music by Jacques Ibert and André Previn




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