Since I suspect there will be a lot of tap-dancing on television tonight, I thought I'd jump in ahead of things. Here's a wonderful 9-minute segment from a Gene Kelly TV special in 1959 where he performs joyously with his co-star from Singin' in the Rain, Donald O'Connor. I'm not a big fan of "the dance," but some things transcend that. This is one of them...
Robert J. Elisberg is a two-time recipient of the Lucille Ball Award for comedy screenwriting. He's written for film, TV, the stage, and two best-selling novels, is a regular columnist for the Writers Guild of America and was for the Huffington Post. Among his other writing, he has a long-time column on technology (which he sometimes understands), and co-wrote a book on world travel. As a lyricist, he is a member of ASCAP, and has contributed to numerous publications.
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