THE SCREENING ROOM: Tappy Birthday, Ann Miller

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Ann Miller tapped her way from MGM movie musicals to Broadway throughout her lengthy career as an entertainer.

April 12 marks what would have been the late performer's 89th birthday, and Playbill.com takes a look back at the career of the unstoppable tapper with that signature hourglass figure.

Visit the Playbill Vault to learn more about Miller's Broadway career. 

In the 1953 film "Small Town Girl."

"Shaking the Blues Away," from "Easter Parade" with Judy Garland and Fred Astaire.

Watching this incredible performance from "Kiss, Me Kate" is astonishing and exhausting!

Would you buy this soup? We totally would.

Broll footage from the 1998 Paper Mill Playhouse revival of Follies featuring Miller as Carlotta Campion.

Hoofing her way through the title song to 42nd Street.

1987 and still "Shaking the Blues Away."

With Mickey Rooney at the 1980 Tony Awards performing from their Broadway show Sugar Babies.

Early Ann, taking "Time Out for Rhythm."

Kicking her shoes off for "Lady from the Bayou" in the 1955 film "Hit the Deck."

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