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Shall We Dance (1937) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers

Shall We Dance

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Shall We Dance (1937) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Eric Blore

Synopsis of Shall We Dance

In Shall We Dance, a ballet dancer and a showgirl fake their marriage for publicity purposes before falling in love for real in this delightful musical comedy starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in their seventh film together. Numerous mistaken-identity gags ensue.

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Flying Down to Rio

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Flying Down to Rio (1933) starring Dolores Del Rio, Gene Raymond, Raul Roulien, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers

Synopsis of Flying Down to Rio

Flying down to Rio is an RKO musical, built around a romantic triangle.  The main characters are played by Dolores del Rio, Gene Raymond and Raul Roulien. But it’s remembered for the third- and fourth-billed couple.  Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers are paired for the first time, and steal the show. When the film ends, the last image we see isn’t the leads. It’s Fred and Ginger.

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Having Wonderful Time

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Having Wonderful Time (1938) starring Ginger Rogers, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. – Red Skelton’s film debut as camp social director. He does his famous Dunking donuts routine, amongst the romance and conflict …

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42nd Street

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42nd Street (1933) starring Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, Warner Baxter

“You’re going out there a youngster, but you’ve got to come back a star!” The film that launched the Golden Age of Hollywood musicals, 42nd Street traces the creation of a Broadway show from its first casting call through its blockbuster opening night … When the leading lady twists her ankle and a young chorus girl (Ruby Keller) takes her place and becomes a star. Starring Ruby Keeler and Dick Powell, and featuring Ginger Rogers and choreography by Busby Berkley.

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Top Hat

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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)

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