The First Dance | 12 Memorable Romantic Dance Scenes in Film and Television
Afternoon friends! Today, over on Silver Petticoat, I'm talking about 12 memorable first dances. These range from cinema and television, contemporary and period drama though primarily, they feature the latter genre, which given my obsession with said genre, I'm not at all surprised.
Putting this list together was lots of fun because I was able to remember some of these scenes with vivid clarity and become starry-eyed all over again over the charm, sweetness or romantic nature of the screen. While I am sure I shamefully neglected some, I wound up being happy with those I did feature; in looking back over the list, there seems to be a well rounded collection of classic, modern and our fan favorite obsession, costume drama, so as to offer a little something for everyone. Plus, I discovered a new one in my journey through BBC's new miniseries War and Peace.
Below, as always, you can find a snippet and links to today's article.
The First Dance – 12 Memorable Romantic Dance Scenes in Film and Television
While working through revisiting some of my most favorite period dramas, I’ve been reminded that one of the best assets of period dramas is the wonder known as the first dance. So much can happen in the space of a first dance. It’s not only a blank masterpiece where a director can produce some of the most beautiful moving symphony of pictures (without actually having to say a thing); it’s also an elegant solution to craft old-fashioned romance. Continue Reading ➔
As always, I invite you to share some of your favorite first dances in film or television. Comment with your thoughts. I'd love to read them!