Articles about: Busby Berkeley

Busby Berkeley and his new wife Claire James in 1942
Busby Berkeley and his new wife Claire James in 1942

Busby Berkeley was a musical director at MGM whose films included Babes in ArmsStrike Up the BandBabes on Broadway, and For Me and My Gal. He also directed musical numbers in films such as Ziegfeld Girl and Lady Be Good.

Gene Kelly and Judy Garland in “For Me and My Gal”

Review: Busby Berkeley’s “For Me and My Gal,” Starring Judy Garland and Gene Kelly

Broadway star Gene Kelly makes his MGM debut opposite Judy Garland in Busby Berkeley’s vaudeville musical set during WWI.
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland in “Babes on Broadway”

Review: Busby Berkeley’s “Babes on Broadway,” Starring Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland

Busby Berkeley’s latest MGM musical with Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland follows the kids as they try to break into show business, much like in their previous hit “Babes in Arms.”

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