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He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin' is a 1983 documentary film directed by Emile Ardolino about Jacques d'Amboise, a noted former American ballet star who had dancing roles in such films as Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Carousel, and who later became a New York dancing instructor. It won the 1983 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature and the 1984 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Program after it was shown on NBC.[1] It is one of the few theatrical films to win both awards. Kevin Kline and Judy Collins also make appearances as themselves.

He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin'
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Directed byEmile Ardolino
Produced by
StarringJacques d'Amboise
Release date
  • November¬†1983¬†(1983-11)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States


  1. ^ "NY Times: He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin'". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-11-16.

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