SHALL WE DANCE
2011, Warner Bros., 109 min, USA, Dir: Mark Sandrich

Fred Astaire is an American ballet dancer who falls for a tap-dancing Ginger Rogers, who does not return his affections. The laughter begins when a publicity stunt is launched to prove they are married. George and Ira Gershwin score their first Hollywood musical, featuring songs “Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off” and “You Can’t Take That Away From Me.”


TOP HAT
1935, Warner Bros., 101 min, USA, Dir: Mark Sandrich

In their most well-known musical, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers achieve sheer cinematic perfection as strangers who meet in a London hotel and are nearly broken apart by confusion over mistaken identities. With classic Irving Berlin songs including "Dancing Cheek to Cheek" and "Top Hat, White Tie and Tails."


FOLLOW THE FLEET
1936, Warner Bros., 110 min, USA, Dir: Mark Sandrich

A Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers European opus, this time with Astaire as a sailor on shore leave and Rogers as the dance hall hostess he romances. The great songs include "Let's Face the Music and Dance" and "Let Yourself Go," and the great supporting cast includes Randolph Scott and Betty Grable.


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