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The Barkleys of Broadway


Time Out says

Originally planned by MGM as an Astaire-Garland follow-up to Easter Parade, but Judy dropped out, thus opening the door for one last Fred'n'Ginger movie, ten years after their previous work together. It's a pretty flat affair, with a thin story about a married dancing couple splitting up when the woman decides to take up a straight acting career. But it does, of course, have its moments: Fred cavorting with 'Shoes with Wings On', and a happy ending accompanied by 'They Can't Take That Away from Me'.

Release Details

  • Duration:109 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Charles Walters
  • Screenwriter:Betty Comden, Adolph Green
  • Cast:
    • Fred Astaire
    • Ginger Rogers
    • Oscar Levant
    • Billie Burke
    • Gale Robbins
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