Hey! And welcome to my Tumblr, "Terrance Tumbles". And trust me, I do. I'll try to keep it light, but no promises. I do, however, promise to provide bite-sized morsels of my psyche for you to chew on while you sip from a steaming cup of cyberblog. Hope that doesn't scare you off. Direct yourself away if you're allergic to razzle dazzle, mother fuckers. It's about to get wild.
For the “Make Em Laugh” number in Singin’ in the Rain, Gene Kelly asked Donald O’Connor to revive a trick he had done as a young dancer, running up a wall and completing a somersault. The number was so physically taxing that O’Connor, who smoked four packs of cigarettes a day at the time, went to bed (or may have been hospitalized, depending on the source) for a week after its completion, suffering from exhaustion and painful carpet burns. Unfortunately, an accident ruined all of the initial footage, so after a brief rest, O’Connor, ever the professional, agreed to do the difficult number all over again (x).