“I don’t make love by kissing, I make love by dancing.” —Fred Astaire
Posts tagged fred astaire.
Films in 2012—#151 Swing Time (George Stevens, 1936)
oh boy and here comes the blackface. way to put a damper on my evening, 1936.
these idiots are so cute together i’m gonna set myself on fire
Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire in Funny Face (Stanley Donen, 1957)
Cab Calloway and The Nicholas Brothers perform “Jumpin’ Jive” in STORMY WEATHER (1943). Fred Astaire called this the “greatest dance number ever filmed.” I had the pleasure of seeing this on the big screen at Cinecon 47—what an experience. Brought down the house!
Frederic Austerlitz Jr. (May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987)
People think I was born in top hat and tail ~ Fred Astaire