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Fred 'n' Ginger: Top Hat


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Starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers
Written by Dwight Taylor and Allan Scott.

The first in a short season of films in which Fred Astaire, who died last month, co-stars with his most famous partner.

This enchanting musical was the third that Fred and Ginger made together and it remains probably the most loved and famous of the nine. Typically, it is a 'comedy of errors', beginning in London and ending - very happily - in Venice. The music is by their most regular collaborator - Irving Berlin - and includes such songs as 'Cheek to cheek' and 'Isn't it a lovely day'.
In the Picture: page 18
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Writer: Dwight Taylor
Writer: Allan Scott
Music and lyrics: Irving Berlin
Director: Mark Sandrich
Jerry Travers: Fred Astaire
Dale Tremont: Ginger Rogers
Horace Hardwick: Edward Everett Horton
Madge: Helen Broderick
Alberto: Erik Rhodes
Bates: Eric Blore

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Fred 'n' Ginger: Top Hat

BBC Two England, 4 July 1987 20.20

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