Baby Speaks! A 'Dirty Dancing' Rewind
By DAVID WEINER
August 23, 2012
Nobody puts Baby in a corner! Dirty Dancing opened in theaters 25 years ago this week, and in celebration we've got a vintage interview with Baby herself, Jennifer Grey!
From Patrick Swayze's smooth moves to its hit soundtrack and quotable lines, Dirty Dancing may have started a bit slow out of the gate at the box office back in the dog days of summer '87, but it soon became a word-of-mouth hit and a pop culture phenomenon, making it the No. 1 home video rental of 1988.
Watch our video as Jennifer talks about her struggles with the film's choreography, her chemistry with former Red Dawn co-star Swayze – and what her hopes were for the film's legacy…