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Old Movie Stars Dance to Uptown Funk

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If you like this video, please support these film preservation charities: The British Film Institute, https://goo.gl/iwTkD7 The George Eastman Museum, http://eastman.org/donate The Film Foundation, http://www.film-foundation.org/donation My inspiration came from What's the Mashup? (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmnSm_d2ll4) but I didn't manage 100! The idea was to do the same for movies from the Golden Age – meaning no title later than 1953 (although there is one at the end.) Oh, and none of these clips was sped up or slowed down. If you like the clips, go buy the movies on DVD! And the song on Google Play or iTunes! And thanks also to IMDB, clipconverter.cc and Nero Video. Turn on subtitles to find out the film names. PS. I write books as well. Here's two very reasonably priced ones about movies: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Light-Affliction-History-Preservation-Restoration-ebook/dp/B00PDTJCZM/ref=tmm_kin_title_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1445792900&sr=8-1 http://www.amazon.co.uk/Halliwells-Horizon-Leslie-Halliwell-Guides-ebook/dp/B005CYFWKW/ref=sr_1_1_twi_kin_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1445792934&sr=8-1&keywords=halliwell%27s+horizon
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Eleanor D (2 years ago)
This video stops my baby from crying every time. He LOVES it!! Very cool
Tourbillon 13 (6 days ago)
Stopped me crying too, and I'm a brand new... 50 year old! Thankyou. Just... Beautiful. Perfection they were, made great again by your perfection. A talent not to be overlooked. I wish you the very best!
richard wilson (11 days ago)
sEleanor D . Hello 2 hell
Sadie McMurrin (11 days ago)
he's going to grow up to have amazing taste
Mark Pointer (15 days ago)
And... I’m the father. Sorry....
Becky Owen (17 days ago)
Your baby has great taste
Joey Bishop (7 hours ago)
Over 43m views. I'm pretty sure I'm responsible for half.
Jim Norton (8 hours ago)
First, I'm glad this showed up in my recommended and thank you for putting this together and sharing. Second, OMG @ 4:29 (I think the Berry Brothers) when they jumped over the band and the middle guy landed in a split I literally jumped out of my chair. That was freaking amazing!
Crystal Bartels (10 hours ago)
I’m 3 years too late
adam towner (10 hours ago)
Soo gay
Ella Sterling (11 hours ago)
❤️❤️❤️
Michelle Lamson (11 hours ago)
That was great
T S (12 hours ago)
awesome...really nice video, very cool, its Brilliant cut
effyleven (12 hours ago)
That was seriously brilliant. Thanks!
KELLY PASSALAQUA (14 hours ago)
This video jumps starts my heart! Wow! Love it!!!
Taehyung's Gucci Bag (14 hours ago)
I was born in the wrong time
Gretchen Thies (14 hours ago)
Awesome
Annabella Wolloshin (15 hours ago)
Wonderful. I cannot imagine how much work went into this. It´s made my day! Took me back to all the TV watching I did as a child. Thank you.
Ena Sharples (17 hours ago)
Wow!
Cecilia Baker (20 hours ago)
3:42 Wow, I wanna do this in school.
loveblack (1 day ago)
They're dancing to the classics on Mars
Ole Nielson (1 day ago)
This is a wonderful video compilation from days long past. It's a great pity that the history captured in the moment is so ill served by an accompanying soundtrack that is the MOST annoying of any that I've heard in a very long time. If you think a song that's made up of a single phrase repeated over and over: like "Don't believe me -- just watch" is a really catchy tune with meaningful lyrics, and -- wait for it -- bonus, you can dance to it -- I will guess that you were born post 2000. Not a knock against young kids (I love them to death) -- just an observation on a generation gap that seems to me to grow larger with every year that I remain on earth. But, from reading/studying history, it was ever thus. Older generations ALWAYS seem to be out of touch with the real world that kids live in, in the present.
abdiel macías (1 day ago)
Simply brilliant!
Martyn Civil (1 day ago)
this is sick! best vid ever!
mary g shepherd (1 day ago)
I am feeling so stupid. I was so impressed by this video that I showed it to my grandson. Then he broke my heart. He explained these were done by using ?4/4? beats and just combined. He is 17 and brilliant with piano,guitar,and trumpet.(he taught himself the piano)Well,after hearing his explanation,I feel foolish. It was still a pretty good "trick". I still like it.
Greg B (1 day ago)
Brilliant editing, to match the dancing with the music.
Rodney Sizemore (1 day ago)
Perfect. A lot of work went into making this video
Ellen Rowan (1 day ago)
This is my absolutely favorite music video of all time!!!! It is so so clever- I can't imagine how long it took to make it, though I think it would have been fun- The the music sinced? sunc? ;-} to the dancing is marvelous and VERY impressive! and of course IMHO, the music and dancing movies of the 1940's are unsurpassed!!!
Diane Pracy (1 day ago)
Should be the official vid
Screen Apple (1 day ago)
youtube should not put ADS on that video without paying. this artist deserve to get paid for mesh up works. Don't see youtube paying artists copyright.
CATHY S (1 day ago)
loved it!
victoria cushing (1 day ago)
TOOK ALOT TO MAKE THIS
christopherscottb (1 day ago)
Wow. I did not know it was possible to jump down seven feet from something and do the splits.
cslcojoco (1 day ago)
Absolutely brilliant!!!
Dee Exx (1 day ago)
I love this vid! IT'S ON POINT!!! MY FAV IS 2:27!!! AWESOME SMASH UP!!!
tompo010101 (2 days ago)
Those Dames x
Fatie Estrada (2 days ago)
The synchronization with the music is amazing
Jordan Clark (2 days ago)
how is this supposed to be a good video. you didn't do anything
David Souza (2 days ago)
This was sso cool... Like to see what black folks woulda done... What!!!!
Amy Gonzales (2 days ago)
Too cool! 😂😂😂😂
John D II (2 days ago)
Put Closed Captions on for Movie Titles and year.
Crimson Kng (2 days ago)
Didja catch Laurel & Hardy at 3:17?
Daniela Santos (2 days ago)
AWESOME EDITING!!!! CONGRATS!!! 😍
Jessica Taylor (2 days ago)
This is the kind of quality content I come to YouTube for
Dylan Roth (2 days ago)
The timing in this video is superb
Riva Benzikri (2 days ago)
Girl sent you Hallelujah but Hallelujah old school does not die ,gorgeous
FRANCIS NYUYDZEFON (2 days ago)
Bruno Mars needs to see this. Hope he loves it too.
FRANCIS NYUYDZEFON (2 days ago)
Magnificent. Marvelous. Beautiful. Thank you.
steve jaubert (2 days ago)
This video makes my baby cry because she was born too late to boogie with those folks.
Debby Sanders (2 days ago)
I can't stop watching it, fantastic job!!!
Girl 40 (2 days ago)
This makes me so happy!!!
Brilliant!!!! <3
Andrea Kollo (2 days ago)
What a fantastic job - a real labor of love I'm sure. Makes my heart dance with joy. Thank you so much for taking the time to bring this to us.
megan colburn (2 days ago)
So amazing
James Hampton (3 days ago)
Genius. Well done mate. Any more? I'm a fan
CHI-Town Monk (3 days ago)
Star Wars of the 30's and 40's.
CHI-Town Monk (3 days ago)
I could watch Mr Fred dance against anybody, as long as a red head was his partner.
Hazel and the gems (3 days ago)
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Kety Maria (3 days ago)
Agregar ballet clasico en youtube
Avv Washington (3 days ago)
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Avv Washington (3 days ago)
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Avv Washington (3 days ago)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqFCgm-ybaI
Janine Harrison (3 days ago)
So glad the Nicolas Brothers were represented her numerous times! The editing is phenomenal! Such talent long gone....shame on the negative comments!
Wendy Raines (3 days ago)
Now, turn off Uptown Funk and play the original music to these dance sequences....it's Waaaaaaaay better. Sorry, Bruno.
Rich Dandanell (2 days ago)
But it's much more relatable to modern audience's while shows the genius of earlier generations .
Keto Magneto (3 days ago)
Wonderful work!
sum1has2sayit (3 days ago)
STILL the best edited video on YouTube.
Martin Zaehringer (3 days ago)
THE EDITING!!!!!!!!!
Roberio Almeida (3 days ago)
Top top top
TheLostSingles (3 days ago)
This really works...amazing!
deere3321 (3 days ago)
Jimmy Cagney makes it look so easy.
Susan Tobler (3 days ago)
This is the coolest video ever! I love watching old movies and to see all the dance moves put to such a fun song is great! Thank you!
Dystopian Daze (3 days ago)
Excellent! Thank you.
Maureen & Bill (4 days ago)
This is a masterpiece! Such a joy to watch - thank you for putting this together!
dustbunnieboo (4 days ago)
Thanks to whomever made this orginally. I now want to watch every single movie that is on the list. :)
Helena (4 days ago)
This is BRILLIANT!
Karen Wohrley (4 days ago)
Fabulous!
I agree with you (4 days ago)
Back when people were famous because they had talent.
Kreatra (4 days ago)
Turn on subtitles for movie titles!
Mirella Sanseviero (4 days ago)
THE GREATEST STARS... GOOD WORK, EXCELLENT VIDEO!!!!!
Marjorie Nardini (4 days ago)
I have a question. How unhappy are 4.3 K individuals that felt this didn't deserve a thumbs up? This was truly a labor of love that birthed an amazing video..Hot Damn!
Shaun Lang (4 days ago)
4:31- How are you not in the hospital after that??!
luvspurple1969 (4 days ago)
OMG.......I'm a HUGE "old movie" NERD 😆 THIS IS AWESOME!!!!!! I've seen ALL these movies......AMAZING JOB!!!!
g g (4 days ago)
In time Baby!!!!! 🤟🤩😍🤗💞🎶🎵🎼
Debbie Bambulas (4 days ago)
Love this video - great job!
💃🕴👍👍👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏
Dougie Owen (4 days ago)
0:48 that dance tho!
nancy c. (4 days ago)
I always find myself back here. Thank you! ❤
Sugar Sweet (5 days ago)
XO
Hi Hi (5 days ago)
Complete insult The stars of yesterday would have Baulked at dancing to this crap! They had style they had grace !
MH Cook (5 days ago)
Who is that fellow dancing at 2:30? With the red hair.
Curtis Klassen (5 days ago)
Bloody Awesome. Hopefully nobody gets offended.
Being Glaun (5 days ago)
Great sync - music and dance. Nice work on the editing.
khanurik (5 days ago)
Brilliant editing with the fabulous stars of the past. Thank you...
srich49 (5 days ago)
I watch this often and am amazed at the timing every time, Great video!
tolnac (5 days ago)
Genius.
MommyOfZoeAndLiam (5 days ago)
When I was a little girl I had the Biggest crush on Gene Kelly. I did not understand how old the musicals were. I used to rent Summer Stock on VHS at Blockbuster Video just about every weekend. When Netflix was invented, I emailed them every week asking them to get Summer Stock on DVD, and my whole que was mainly musicals. Seeing the 1976 That's Entertainment (I was born in 1979) I finally realized he was an old man before I was born. Sadly I did not grow up to marry a young Gene Kelly, but he and Michael J. Fox (Family Ties anybody) will always be my 12 year old self's first loves, or more accurately lusts.
K O (5 days ago)
Who's the vixen at :42? :)
Dirk Pitt (5 days ago)
Those 3 guys near the end jumping over the railing and landing on splits!
« White can’t dance »
Nadine RICARD (5 days ago)
" SUPER !!!!! "
Alan Spaulding (5 days ago)
I believe you'll find that the two actors in "Love 'em and Leave 'em" are Louise Brooks and Lawrence Gray. Wonderful job of editing!
The Train (5 days ago)
Great video. Audio and visuals sync up perfectly
Olivera K (5 days ago)
This is such a perfect compilation, it couldn't be done better.
lumduan dee (6 days ago)
Nice video/audio combination!
Don Weimer (6 days ago)
4.2k people with bad attitude? Seriously, how can you give a thumbs down? Fascinating!
Ariane (6 days ago)
J'adore, beau montage ! Je like : )

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