sábado, 23 de janeiro de 2016

184- GREASE IS STILL "THE WORD" - THE AMAZING FIFTY STYLE AND THE RETURN OF DEE GEE ON HER FIRST PHOTO SESSION


Hi There,Friends!

In the middle of the seventies,in mix up with the pop rock hits,and the disco songs on the radio,my generation discovered something really important through the Rock 50'Revival:the amazing fifties. 
Magazines by this time,were also celebrating the rock n'roll triumph,telling the history of its beginning.Elvis,for sure,was a known name,but we could discover his roots,the artists that influence him to become the "king of rock n roll.
Then,Little Richard,Chuck Berry,Bill Haley & His Comets(what a amazing artistic name!)and also Del Shannon,Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly became a kind of sound that all of us started enjoying,even following at the same time,the hit parade of that age.


Taking a ride on the Rock 50 Revival,the Globo Television,from august of 1976 to february of 1977,released the novel"Estúpido Cupido"(name obviously taken of the song that was a great success in the fifties,and also recorded by Celly Campello,the golden girl of the brazilian rock in late fifties,to the sixties."Estúpido Cupido",brought more interesting things about all this amazing fifty atmosphere of rock n' roll:black leather jackets,all those skirts and lots of...grease.
So,after the blockbuster of 1977 SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER,with the guy of the moment,John Travolta,we would find again all the fifty mood,in his first movie after that.Exactly GREASE!



Grease was more than a film.It was an advent,something that became a sweet and adorable memory,not only for the american people,but world wide.I could indicate lots of things,trying to bring this to the reason light,but,after all,everything we have,it's just the magic of some films,some characters and moments,that transform something simple,in great and extraordinary thing.That's what Grease is!


The charisma of John Travolta as Danny Zuko,the voice and sweetness of Olivia Newton-John as Sandy,the memorable performance of Stockard Channing as Rizzo,the Frenchy of Didi Conn,the Kenickie of Jeff Conaway and the sensational soundtrack.Everything on Grease,worked to keep this movie forever in the heart of the world.

The New  Grease Live Cast
Now,almost 40 years after,Grease keep truly being the word,since Fox Channel announced the production and transmission of the musical as live show,with more than two hours,in january 31.All across the globe,lots of people are curious and excited to see in a contemporary way,all those magic characters again.The interesting about it,is the history of this Broadway musical,that becames a well succeeded movie and almost forty years after its release,come back to the stage,in a live show.
This is the perfect moment to bring back after more than one year the sweet Dee G.Exactly taking advantage of her original cheerleader condition,to enhance her charm fifities.For sure some day,I will transform her,like Sandy turned herself in a sex bomb. But,for now I'm happy to see her in this mood of 50's,celebrating the eternal Grease flame in all of us.


                  WELCOME BACK,DEE G.













14 comentários:

  1. Oh my goodness what a great idea! The ladies look fabulous!

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    1. Thank you,Grandmommy!!
      I'm very happy to see black actors and singers on this stage version of Grease, next weekend on FOX CHANNEL. And this brought to my mind the idea to keep Dee Gee as a cheerleader,but bringing her to the fifties by the Grease flame.Everybody across the globe LOVE the movie and are excited for the live show!!I'm glad you like it!!Hugs,My Friend!!

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  2. I love Dee G. Is she the cheerleader doll? I do love how you styled her :O)

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    1. Hello.Dollz4Moi!
      Thank you,so much! Yes Dee G.is a "University of Kentucky Barbie Cheerleader" and it was a gift I received from Debbie Garrett in 2014,(for that, Dee G.) Since she is originally a cheerleader and since we now have a black actress on cast of GREASE LIVE,I decided to insert her among Rizzo and Sandy rsrsrsr.I'm glad you like her styling.Thanks for the comment!!

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  3. I think you are sadly correct in that there was no integration during that period, however in the 'spirit' of Grease, all sorts of lines are crossed whether you look for them or not. It was clearly created by 'artists' who in their collective 'idea' of what the 50's would have been like, there are no racial or social boundaries. A great example of that is the scene Beauty School Drop out (movie scene) I believe is a metaphor for life not just being a cosmetologist Just my take

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    1. Hey,Christina!Thanks for coming!!
      Unfortunatelly it was the history's facts!
      The racial segregation in the United States was harsh reality in the late fifties.The 1978 movie (and I believe in theater productions,too) was loyal to the historical context.There's no black characters.Ethnically mixed schools,were not reality by this period.But the inclusion of two african american actors in the main core,in this contemporary version of GREASE LIVE (Jordan Fisher & Keke Palmer - "Doody" & "Marty"),even not corresponding to the era's reality,seems suggest a no racial discrimination acceptance to the current market of actors in America,now.This is cool!And opened a poossibility to insert Dee G. among Sandy and Rizzo!

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  4. Irônicamente, Marty nunca foi lançada pela Matel, apesar de ter havido inclusive a foto de um protótipo dela circulando pela Internet. Era Marty em seu vestido de baile, verde, drapeado, a própria mulher fatal (mais ou menos, rs)! Marty e Jan foram as únicas deixadas de lado, pois até a arqui-rival Chacha saiu em duas versões nos EUA: com vestido de baile (maravilhoso) e com a roupa da cena da corrida de Kenickie.

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    1. Hey,Claudinha!!Obrigado por vir!!Sempre fico feliz quando algum amigo do meu país vem aqui.Há uns meses atrás,até decidi escrevê-lo em inglês como forma de prestigiar o público de fora,que sempre me acompanha...
      É verdade!Conheço essa imagem de Marty,e é uma doll linda,mas,na verdade acho que Rizzo,Frenchy e Sandy(obviuosly!LOL!)roubaram a cena e até mesmo a Cha Cha conseguiu de certa forma se destacar mais que Marty.A Marty e a Jan funcionavam muito como "apoios" para a Rizzo e Frenchy...e a doll da Cha Cha,é realmente linda!!Super Beijo!!

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  5. Hello from Spain: Interesting review over the years 50. A great era of creativity. I grew up watching the movie 'Greace'. All the girls wanted to be Sandy. I love your girls about this film. Great pics. Keep in touch

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    1. Marta!!What a great surprise having you back!Thanks for coming!!GREASE is a classic all across the globe!
      Glad to know it was fun also in Spain!!
      Thanks for the visit!!

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  6. Amo e sempre amarei a Barbie...recentemente foi lançada uma linha de bonecas Barbie bem diferente...baixinha, meio gordinha rsrsr...uma graça...Amei esse Post ♥
    http://www.cantinhodacrau.com/

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    1. Olá,Cláudia Rocha!
      Que bom ter sua visita!E Seja Bem Vinda Por Aqui!!
      Vi essas novas dolls ontem,notícia mundial do projeto mantido no segredo pela Mattel.Diversidade parece ser a palavra de ordem!Rs!Obrigado pela visita!

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  7. Hi Jorge. I do love your blog. It is very interesting , and you take
    amazing photographs of dolls . Very artistic.
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    Would you like me to put your blog on mine as followed ?
    Thank you for your nice comment .All the best.
    Timea

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    1. Timea!
      I'm SO happy you came for a visit!Thank you so much for that!I'll send an e-mail,but if you really enjoyed my blog,first of all you are very welcome to follow and participate of my work and if you think I deserve be listed as one of your favorites blogs,this could bring me some new followers and be really amazing!I thank you so much for your kind words and for your kindness!

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