Gene Kelly hangs up his baby daughter’s laundry, 1943
Happy 100th Birthday, Gene Kelly (August 23, 1912 - February 2, 1996)
“At 14, I discovered girls. At that time, dancing was the only way you could put your arm around the girl. Dancing was courtship. Only later did I discover that you dance joy. You dance love. You dance dreams.”
Marilyn Monroe with Gene Kelly on the set of Let’s Make Love, 1960.
52/100 days of Gene Kelly
MGM head Louis B. Mayer (front row, center) with his stars, Hollywood, 1943
(click hi-res to see everyone’s face more clearly)