Top Hat (1935) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Helen Broderick, Eric Blore
Synopsis of Top Hat
The story of Top Hat centers on wealthy Dale Tremont (Ginger Rogers), on holiday in London and Venice. She assumes that American entertainer Jerry Travers (Fred Astaire) is the husband of her friend Madge (Helen Broderick) — who’s actually the wife of Jerry’s business manager Horace Hardwick (Edward Everett Horton)
In Person (1935) starring Ginger Rogers, George Brent
In Person is the story of Miss Carol Corliss, a beautiful movie star so insecure about her fame, that she goes around in disguise. She later meets a rugged outdoors man who is unaffected by her star status. And pursued by her frequent co-star, who likes her. But doesn’t respect her acting ability.
Song lyrics to Cheek to Cheek
Cheek to Cheek is a song written by Irving Berlin in 1935, for the Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers movie Top Hat (1935). It was nominated for the Best Song Oscar for 1936, which it lost to Lullaby of Broadway. The song spent five weeks at #1 on Your Hit Parade and was named the #1 song of 1935. Astaire’s 1935 recording with the Leo Reisman Orchestra was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000. In 2004, Astaire’s version finished at No. 15 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Songs survey of top tunes in American cinema.
I Dream Too Much (1935) starring Lily Pons, Henry Fonda, Eric Blore
Synopsis of I Dream Too Much
Jonathan Street is a struggling composer when he meets and marries Annette. The problem is that Jonathan was drunk and does not want to be married. Annette does go with him to Paris and does the cooking and cleaning. To get his music published, Annette takes it to Paul and he is won over – by her voice and not the music. So he manages her career and she becomes a star as an opera singer everywhere she goes. Since Jonathan cannot sell anything he writes, he leaves Annette. That makes Annette sad as she wants only to be his wife.