DIRTY DANCING
1987, Lionsgate, 100 min, Dir: Emile Ardolino

Hot on the heels of the Pantages run of musical smash "Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story on Stage," here’s the film that started it all, directed by Emile Ardolino and starring Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze. Grey plays Frances “Baby” Houseman, a college-bound 17-year-old spending the summer of 1963 at a Catskills resort with her family. When she falls for working-class dance instructor Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze) her world opens up, but her doctor father (Jerry Orbach) puts an end to the romance. But "Nobody puts Baby in the corner!"


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