Dirty Dancing is a 1987 romance film. Written by Eleanor Bergstein and directed by Emile Ardolino, the film features Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Cynthia Rhodes, and Jerry Orbach. The story details the moment of time that a teenaged girl crosses over into womanhood both physically and emotionally, through a relationship with a dance instructor during a family summer vacation. Around a third of the movie involves dancing scenes choreographed by Kenny Ortega , and the finale has been described as "the most goosebump-inducing dance scene in movie history". via Wikipedia**
My interview with Debbie of Reflections of Debbie...
First a reflection from Debbie...
Ever wonder why people love movies so much? I know I do. Perhaps it’s the happy endings or the impractical themes. Dirty Dancing has always been at the top of my list of movies to watch and in some odd way it reminds me of me and my life with my dearest husband.
NOW... on with the interview... Do you know any links to the movie?
What is your favorite scene?
The scene where Baby stood in front of Johnny with her arm up behind his head while he gently led his fingers down her arm. She got so tickled each time by that move and his irritation showed. It took many tries for her to nail that move on the dance floor.
What is your favorite song?
The Time Of My Life – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
What is your favorite outfit?
Her pretty pink dress - She’s positively gorgeous!
What is your favorite line?
"I'm scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I'm with you." – I know that line by heart.
Who are you in the movie?
I am Baby and my husband is Johnny. My husband and I met dancing and he truly swept me off my feet. Ever since we’ve been together he has never once put me in a corner.
Do you know where they filmed the movie?
Mountain Lake Resort in Pembroke, Virginia. (Visit the movie location here)
Any thing else you think is important!
I took the following information from wiki...
Filming started on September 5, 1986.
There were delays in the schedule that pushed the filming into autumn. The set director’s spray painted the autumn leaves green to keep in line with the summer event.
The shooting wrapped on October 27, 1986.
It was the number 1 video rental of 1988 - and I contributed to the cause
It was the first film to sell a million copies on video. – I don’t have the video
When the film was re-released in 1997, ten years after its original release, Swayze received his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Videos were still selling at the rate of over 40,000 per month. As of 2005.
It was selling a million DVDs per year, with over 10 million copies sold as of 2007. – I’ve got my copy of the DVD thanks to my sweetheart.
The film's popularity has also caused it to be called "the Star Wars” for girls.
Thank you Debbie for putting together this FAB Dirty Dancing post... I didn't have to do much at all... I loved it! I will try to get a painting done for this Dirty Dancing theme by the end of the day... I'm sorry I do not have one... my son had a minor emergency yesterday, and I had to tend to his injury... he is lucky to have a finger tip... UGH!
I hope you all ENJOY your Pink Saturday! Don't forget to go visit Beverly of How Sweet the Sound and all her PINK girls! I am going to watch Dirty Dancing TONIGHT online, on MY computer on NETFLIX! LOVE this movie! Maybe I can get hubby to dance a little... hmmmmmmmmmmm
PAINTINGS ADDED... ENJOY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Debbie frameable notecards will be coming to you of the painting of your choice or you can 4 of each... email me with address and answers. And to everyone enjoying a little dirty dancing today... Paintings are available to be purchased and notecards too!