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The Fred Astaire Story

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
(BING CROSBY)
David Niven begins a 13-part tribute to one of the greatest entertainers of the century. 1: Curtain Up
A summary of Astaire's life and career with the help of: Fred Astaire , Adele Astaire Ava Astaire , Irving Berlin George Burns
Richard Chamberlain
Cyd Charisse. Bing Crosby
Stanley Donen , Sir John Gielgud Sheilah Graham , Bob Hope Gene Kelly , Michael Kidd
Claire Luce , Johnny Mercer Ann Miller , Janis Paige
Hermes Pan , Richard Quine Ginger Rogers , Herbert Ross Harry Warren
Written by BENNY GREEN
Producer JOHN BILLINGHAM
A RADIO TIMES Special on sale at newsagents: price 50p

Contributors

Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Adele Astaire
Unknown: Ava Astaire
Unknown: Irving Berlin
Unknown: George Burns
Unknown: Richard Chamberlain
Unknown: Cyd Charisse.
Unknown: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Stanley Donen
Unknown: Sir John Gielgud
Unknown: Sheilah Graham
Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Gene Kelly
Unknown: Michael Kidd
Unknown: Claire Luce
Unknown: Johnny Mercer
Unknown: Ann Miller
Unknown: Janis Paige
Unknown: Hermes Pan
Unknown: Richard Quine
Unknown: Ginger Rogers
Unknown: Herbert Ross
Unknown: Harry Warren
Written By: Benny Green
Producer: John Billingham

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The Fred Astaire Story

BBC Radio 2, 22 March 1975 12.02






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