The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

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Fred and Ginger's last partnership (until their reunion in 1949 with The Barkleys of Broadway) was a nostalgic biopic about a famous ballroom couple from World War I days whose career was cut short by an air accident. Ably welding dance numbers and plot, courtesy of light comedy director Potter, it overcomes its lack of '30s snap and crackle with lavish doses of elegance and charm to a tango or foxtrot rhythm. DMacp.

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Duration: 90 mins

Cast and crew

Director: HC Potter
Screenwriter: Richard Sherman, Oscar Hammerstein II, Dorothy Yost
Cast: Fred Astaire
Ginger Rogers
Edna May Oliver
Walter Brennan
Lew Fields
Etienne Girardot
Donald MacBride
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