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Fred and Ginger: The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

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Starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers with Edna May Oliver, Walter Brennan.
The last in this season of Astaire-Rogers pictures is this highly successful screen biography of Vernon and Irene Castle, the husband and wife dancing partnership who charmed America and Europe in the years between 1911 and 1918.
This Week's Films; page 13 The Fred Astaire Story: a Radio Times Special, 50p from newsagents

Contributors

Director: H.C. Potter
Vernon Castle: Fred Astaire
Irene Castle: Ginger Rogers
Maggie Sutton: Edna May Oliver
Walter: Walter Brennan
Lew Fields: null Himself
Student pilot: Douglas Walton
Papa Aubel: Etienne Girardot
Papa Louis: Clarence Derwent
Mrs Foote: Janet Beecher
Charlie: Sonny Lamont
Emile Aubel: Rolfe Sedan
Claire Ford: Frances Mercer
Artist: Leonid Kinskey
Grand Duke: Victor Varconi
Dr Foote: Robert Strange
Hotel manager: Donald MacBride

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Fred and Ginger: The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

BBC One London, 27 April 1975 14.10






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