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Flying Down to Rio

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In this 1933 musical romance, choreographer and musician Fred Ayers (Fred Astaire) labors to help his friend and band leader Roger Bond (Gene Raymond) romance gorgeous Brazilian Belinha De Rezende (Dolores del Río), who is the fiancée of Julio (Raul Roulien). Along the way, Ayers and singer Honey Hale (Ginger Rogers) stage marvelous dance numbers and conspire to make sure the shows go on, including a breathtaking dance number on the exterior of a formation of airplanes flying over the audience.

Release details

Release date: Friday December 29 1933
Duration: 89 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Thornton Freeland
Screenwriter: Cyril Hume, HW Hanemann, Erwin Gelsey
Cast: Dolores Del Rio
Gene Raymond
Raul Roulien
Ginger Rogers
Fred Astaire
Blanche Frederici
Franklin Pangborn
Eric Blore