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Follow the Fleet

Follow the Fleet (1936) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott, Harriet Hilliard
Editorial review of Follow the Fleet (1936) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott, Harriet Hilliard courtesy of Amazon.com Of the nine films Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers completed for RKO Pictures, Follow the Fleet falls short of the top echelon. Coming between series peaks Top Hat and Swing Time, Fleet repeats the mistake (ala Flying Down...
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The Babbitt And The Bromide

The Babbitt And The Bromide song lyrics - by George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin, performed in Ziegfeld Follies by Gene Kelly & Fred Astaire
The Babbitt And The Bromide song lyrics – by George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin, performed in Ziegfeld Follies by Gene Kelly & Fred Astaire A babbitt met a bromide on the avenue one day, And held a conversation in their own peculiar way; They both were solid citizens, they both...
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Easter Parade

Easter Parade, starring Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Ann Miller
Easter Parade, starring Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Ann Miller Synopsis of Easter Parade  On the day before Easter in 1911, Don Hewes (Fred Astaire) is crushed when his dancing partner and girlfriend (Ann Miller) refuses to start a new contract with him.  To prove that he doesn’t need Nadine,...
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Ziegfeld Follies

Ziegfeld Follies (1945) starring William Powell, Red Skelton, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly,  Lucille Ball,  Lena Horne, Kathryn Grayson and many more
Ziegfeld Follies (1945) starring William Powell, Red Skelton, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly,  Lucille Ball,  Lena Horne, Kathryn Grayson and many more  Ziegfeld Follies is an attempt at recreating the spectacle of Flo Ziegfeld’s famous Broadway shows – and so the film is a series of unrelated musical...
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Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn (1942), starring Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale
Holiday Inn (1942), starring Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale Editorial review of Holiday Inn courtesy of Amazon.com This perennial, Christmas-season favorite from 1942 teamed Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire as entertainers (and rival suitors of Marjorie Reynolds) running an inn that is only open on holidays. It’s a...
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