Exclusive Clip: MITZI GAYNOR RAZZLE DAZZLE! The Special Years

Mitzi Gaynor – Razzle Dazzle The Special Years

On November 18, 2008, City Lights Home Entertainment will release MITZI GAYNOR RAZZLE DAZZLE! The Special Years, a new documentary encompassing the ultimate collection of song and dance performances from Mizi Gaynor’s classic network television specials unseen for three decades, on DVD.

Mitzi Gaynor was the original television star dancer. Mitzi Gaynor dazzled audiences with her annual award winning network television variety spectaculars, from 1968 to 1978, averaging over 30 million viewers each, showcasing the singing, dancing and comedic talents that made her a star in the theatre, film, television, nightclub and concert worlds.

And in celebration, we have an exclusive clip from Mitzi Gaynor – Razzle Dazzle! The Special Years to share with you. Watch the clip below.

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Mitzi Gaynor – Razzle Dazzle! The Special Years features numbers choreographed by some of film and theatrical dance world’s most influential choreographers, including Peter Gennaro (Tony-winner for Annie, and co-choreographer with Jerome Robbins for West Side Story), Danny Daniels (Tony-winner, The Tap Dance Kid), Robert Sidney (The Dean Martin Show) and Tony Charmoli (Woman of the Year).

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In addition to the highlights of Gaynor’s classic performances are new interviews with Gaynor herself, world renowned Emmy® winning costume designer Bob Mackie, Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth (Wicked, Pushing Daisies), director/choreographer Tony Charmoli, dancers Alton Ruff and Randy Doney (who performed with Mitzi on the road and in her TV specials), Nine-time Emmy® Award winning comedy legend Carl Reiner, best-selling author and critic Rex Reed, and Tony nominee Kelli O’Hara, currently starring on Broadway as “Nellie Forbush” in the 2008 Tony Award® winning version of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific, the role made famous by Mitzi Gaynor in the 1958 film version.