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Dirty Dancing Film Plot - as Tube Maps

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About Dirty Dancing:

"Dirty Dancing" is a 1987 American romantic drama film directed by Emile Ardolino and written by Eleanor Bergstein. The film stars Jennifer Grey as Frances "Baby" Houseman, a young woman who falls in love with a dance instructor, played by Patrick Swayze, while on holiday with her family at a Catskills resort. The film's iconic soundtrack, featuring songs such as "(I've Had) The Time of My Life," helped make it a commercial and critical success. It has since become a cult classic.

Did You Know?

  • The film was shot in just six weeks at Mountain Lake Lodge in Virginia.
  • Jennifer Grey was initially not the first choice for the role of Baby, but was cast after the director saw her chemistry with Patrick Swayze in a screen test.
  • Patrick Swayze was a trained ballet dancer and performed many of his own dance moves in the film.
  • The famous "lift" scene in the final dance was performed in just one take.
  • The film's screenplay was written by Eleanor Bergstein, who based the story on her own experiences growing up in the Catskills during the 1960s.
  • The film was not a box office hit upon its initial release, but its popularity grew through repeated cable showings and home video releases.
  • The film's soundtrack, which featured songs such as "The Time of My Life," "(I've Had) The Time of My Life," and "Hungry Eyes," was a massive commercial success and helped to launch the careers of several artists.
  • A prequel television series, "Dirty Dancing: The Next Generation," aired in 1988, with none of the original cast members returning.
  • - A stage adaptation of the film opened in London's West End in 2006 and has since been performed in various productions around the world.
  • - A 2017 television remake of the film aired on ABC, with Abigail Breslin playing the role of Baby and Colt Prattes as Johnny Castle.


About Mike Bell:

Mike Bell is a Sussex-based designer who produces Tube / Underground maps of places, ideas, stories, and facts.
Mike's posters are supplied from the UK in a range of standard sizes on sustainably sourced and FSC-certified stock.
These underground line posters are supplied in a range of A-sizes:
  • A3 Poster (29.7 x 42.0 cm / 11.7 x 16.5")
  • A2 Poster (42.0 x 59.4 cm / 16.5 x 23.4")
  • A1 Poster (59.5 x 84.1 cm / 23.4 x 33.1")