MoMA announces ‘All That Jack (Cole)’ films 2

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It’s historic. Never before has the brilliant Hollywood choreographer’s cinema output been compiled in a single, curated exhibition. The rare opportunity to grasp and assess the entirety of Cole’s talent and influence is in store for New York audiences from January 20 through February 4, 2016. Over the course of two weeks, 18 films (most screened twice, several precious prints) will be projected on the big screen of the Museum of Modern Art Department of Film in “All That Jack (Cole).”

Tonight and Every Night (1945) The Merry Widow (1952)
Eadie Was a Lady (1945) The I Don’t Care Girl (1953)
Meet Me on Broadway (1946) Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
Tars and Spars (1946) There’s No Business Like Show Business (1954)
The Thrill of Brazil (1946) Three for the Show (1955)
Gilda (1946) Kismet (1955)
Down to Earth (1947) Les Girls (1957)
On the Riviera (1951) Designing Woman (1957)
Meet Me After the Show (1951) Let’s Make Love (1960)

It has been my privilege to work with MoMA Adjunct Film Curator Dave Kehr in creating this rich movie roster. Celebrities for interview and film introduction include: Wayne Cilento, Barrie Chase, Grover Dale, Nicole Fosse, Carmen de Lavallade, Rob Marshall, Mia Michaels, and Chita Rivera. For show times and further detail, go to MoMA’s site. TIckets on sale only in January!

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Photo credit: MoMA, The Academy of Dance on Film

All That Jack (Cole) | The Museum of Modern Art | Jan 20 – Feb 4, 2016 | tickets on sale in January

2 thoughts on “MoMA announces ‘All That Jack (Cole)’ films

  1. debra levine May 8,2016 9:53 pm

    Jered, I am delighted that you came to MoMA and that I have been able to meet you and interview you about your long friendship with Jack Cole. Best regards, Debra

  2. Jered Barclay Jan 5,2016 11:05 am

    I’m coming from Los Angeles expressly to attend this exciting retrospective of Jack Coles’s films and his contribution to dance. I was friend of Jack’s for twenty-two years and this recognition of his titanic talents is long overdue and very welcome. Jack helped shape an important element of my professional life. I’ll be attending the event with Barrie Chase, also a longtime friend and presenter. Is there a package price for those of us who will be be attending multiple events during this retrospective?

    Thanks,

    Jered Barclay

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