The Gay Divorcee

Movies, Drama

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In this beloved musical, Mimi Glossop (Ginger Rogers) journeys to England to seek a divorce from her absentee husband. When Mimi meets dashing performer Guy Holden (Fred Astaire), sparks fly, and, most importantly, lavish song-and-dance numbers ensue. While romance and comedy factor into the film, the production is largely a showcase for the legendary talents of Rogers and Astaire, most notably displayed in an extended sequence during the third act.

Release details

Release date: Friday October 12 1934
Duration: 107 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Mark Sandrich
Screenwriter: George Marion Jr, Dorothy Yost, Edward Kaufman
Cast: Fred Astaire
Ginger Rogers
Alice Brady
Edward Everett Horton
Eric Blore
Erik Rhodes
Betty Grable