Busby Berkeley

Famous Director

Busby Berkeley was a highly influential Hollywood Movie Director

Busby Berkeley was born November 29, 1895 in Los Angeles, California.

He died March 14, 1976 in Palm Springs, California.

Busby was one of the greatest choreographers of the movie musical.

He was in the United States Army in 1918. He directed parades and conducted artillery.

After the cease fire of World War I, he conducted camp shows for the soldiers.

Busby quickly became one of the top choreographers on Broadway.

Some of his works include "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court","Shuffle Off To Buffalo","42nd Street", and "Young and Healthy".

Eventually he went on to direct some television shows and movies like The Amazing Mr. Forrest, "The Lady in the Tutti-Frutti Hat", and Take Me Out to the Ball Game.

A strange fact is that Busby never had any dancing lessons as a kid.

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