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Star Movie: Fred Astaire in A Damsel in Distress


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with George Burns, Gracie Allen, Joan Fontaine
In this bright Gershwin musical, based on a P. G. Wodehouse story, a sweepstake is organised by the servants in a large English country house, to determine who the heiress, Lady Alyce, should marry. The songs, by George and Ira Gershwin, include 'Nice work if you can get it' and ' A foggy day in London town'.
(First showing on British television)


Based on a story by: P. G. Wodehouse
Music: Ira Gershwin
Music: George Gershwin
Jerry Halliday: Fred Astaire
George: George Burns
Gracie: Gracie Allen
Lady Alyce: Joan Fontaine
Keggs: Reginald Gardiner
Reggie: Ray Noble
Lady Caroline: Constance Collier

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Star Movie: Fred Astaire in A Damsel in Distress

BBC One London, 27 October 1983 14.00

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