Posts tagged fred astaire.

"I don’t make love by kissing, I make love by dancing." —Fred Astaire

Films in 2012—#151 Swing Time (George Stevens, 1936)


baller as fuq

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

aw, yeah girl. get it.

si se puede, si se puede!

Swing Time (George Stevens, 1936)

Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire in Funny Face (Stanley Donen, 1957)

Fred Astaire & Bing Crosby

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!

Fred Astaire in Top Hat (1935)


Frederic Austerlitz Jr. (May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987)

People think I was born in top hat and tail ~ Fred Astaire



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