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The Atlantic
Hillary Clinton and the Reclamation of 'Grace'elegance that is particularly feminine in form. (Have you ever met a guy named
Hillary Clinton and the Reclamation of 'Grace'
The Atlantic / Posted 6 hours ago
elegance that is particularly feminine in form. (Have you ever met a guy named Grace? Or seen many men, save for Gene Kelly/Fred Astaire, about whom is it said that “they had style, they had grace”?) “Grace,” a lustrous prism of a term, has retained... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
His Waysinger. Rather, Feinstein favors another performer who is more famous for his d
His Way
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 11 hours ago
singer. Rather, Feinstein favors another performer who is more famous for his dancing skills. “My favorite male singer is Fred Astaire and favorite female singer is Rosemary Clooney,” says Feinstein. “Astaire had more songs written for him than... Read more
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Salon.com
Hillary Clinton is a survivor: On the eve of her acceptance speech, take a moment to acknowledge all that she’s overcomegovern on her own terms. And that made me think of the famous line about Ginge
Hillary Clinton is a survivor: On the eve of her acceptance speech, take a moment to acknowledge all that she’s overcome
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
govern on her own terms. And that made me think of the famous line about Ginger Rogers, and how she had to do everything Fred Astaire did, only backwards and in heels. You Might Also Like All presidents enter office facing unique challenges, of... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Crestview downtown's potential displayed during Investor AssessmentCadle told the investors. CULTURE ON DISPLAY After appetizers at the Spy Ches
Crestview downtown's potential displayed during Investor Assessment
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Cadle told the investors. CULTURE ON DISPLAY After appetizers at the Spy Chest, dinner and entertainment awaited at Fred Astaire Dance Studio’s North Main Street event venue. There the guests also received a sampling of Crestview’s cultural... Read more
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The Irish Times
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child review: adult angst and a magical, theatrical coupa line of luggage and the estrangement of Albus and Scorpius is suggested by fl
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child review: adult angst and a magical, theatrical coup
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
a line of luggage and the estrangement of Albus and Scorpius is suggested by flights of steps that move as nimbly as Fred Astaire. Harrison’s magic, Katrina Lindsay’s costumes and Neil Austin’s lighting achieve triumphant fulfilment in the... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Historyin 37 minutes. In 1918, the musical revue “The Passing Show of 1918” opened on
History
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 2 days ago
in 37 minutes. In 1918, the musical revue “The Passing Show of 1918” opened on Broadway, featuring a cast that included Fred Astaire and his sister, Adele, and the song “I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles.” In 1934, Austrian Chancellor Engelbert... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Queens of Comic-Con: Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel and other ladies who ruled the Conwearing heels,” a sentiment not so very far removed from the classic Ginger Rog
Queens of Comic-Con: Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel and other ladies who ruled the Con
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
wearing heels,” a sentiment not so very far removed from the classic Ginger Rogers observation that she did everything that Fred Astaire did, but backward and in high heels. All of which is nothing compared to the sheer pandemonium that erupted at... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in Historyin 37 minutes. In 1918, the musical revue "The Passing Show of 1918" opened on
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 3 days ago
in 37 minutes. In 1918, the musical revue "The Passing Show of 1918" opened on Broadway, featuring a cast that included Fred Astaire and his sister, Adele, and the song "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles." In 1934, Austrian Chancellor Engelbert... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, July 25, 2016in 37 minutes. In 1918, the musical revue "The Passing Show of 1918" opened on
This day in history, July 25, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
in 37 minutes. In 1918, the musical revue "The Passing Show of 1918" opened on Broadway, featuring a cast that included Fred Astaire and his sister, Adele, and the song "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles." In 1934, Austrian Chancellor Engelbert... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacin 37 minutes. In 1918, the musical revue "The Passing Show of 1918" opened on
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
in 37 minutes. In 1918, the musical revue "The Passing Show of 1918" opened on Broadway, featuring a cast that included Fred Astaire and his sister, Adele, and the song "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles." In 1934, Austrian Chancellor Engelbert... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Weekend 10: Murder mystery dinner, state chili contest, concerts, family stargazing to highlight weekend's top entertainmentChoo-Choo," while sharing the fascinating stories behind the music, highlightin
Weekend 10: Murder mystery dinner, state chili contest, concerts, family stargazing to highlight weekend's top entertainment
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Choo-Choo," while sharing the fascinating stories behind the music, highlighting artists such as Fats Waller, Cole Porter, Fred Astaire, The Andrews Sisters, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington and Irving Berlin. Tickets cost $20; visit... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Couple stepping up their metro Detroit dance businessEvan and Lada Mountain are partners in dance, business and life. The co-owners
Couple stepping up their metro Detroit dance business
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
Evan and Lada Mountain are partners in dance, business and life. The co-owners of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Bloomfield Hills, met — where else? — in dance class. Evan Mountain, who had a secret passion for dance since he was a teen, signed up... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Stunning structuresDalai Lama, presidents and dignitaries. It also has been featured in movies, in
Stunning structures
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Dalai Lama, presidents and dignitaries. It also has been featured in movies, including The Pleasure of His Company starring Fred Astaire, in scenes from Bullitt starring Steve McQueen, as well as short cameos in films like The Wedding Planner and... Read more
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Evening Standard
Rio de Janeiro: where to eat, shop and stayvibe, check into the Copacabana Palace. This grand dame hotel has welcomed Holl
Rio de Janeiro: where to eat, shop and stay
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
vibe, check into the Copacabana Palace. This grand dame hotel has welcomed Hollywood’s great and good (Marilyn Monroe, Fred Astaire) along with the occasional One Directioner (belmond.com). For boutique lodging, try Casa Marques in bohemian... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Paired plays by Katherine Burkman examine grip the past can have on livesher 80s.” Through the years, the woman keeps trying to figure him out. “At fi
Paired plays by Katherine Burkman examine grip the past can have on lives
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
her 80s.” Through the years, the woman keeps trying to figure him out. “At first, she’s thinking he’s like Cary Grant or Fred Astaire, and, later, he reminds her of her father,” Fawcett said. “He represents the unknown.” As the oldest of the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Hollywood And The Middle Class: Selling Dreams Of 'Somewhere That's Green'at home in movies. They're off working in places that filmmakers delight in mak
Hollywood And The Middle Class: Selling Dreams Of 'Somewhere That's Green'
KERA North Texas / Posted 8 days ago
at home in movies. They're off working in places that filmmakers delight in making far more glamorous than home. Think Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, who, in most of their movies, played kids who danced for a living. That's hardly a recipe for... Read more
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Al.com
Lunch with the Artist: High-rise 'soul food' with Lisa Mills at Dauphin'sone of her favorite sources at home is the "Cheek to Cheek" station on Pandora,
Lunch with the Artist: High-rise 'soul food' with Lisa Mills at Dauphin's
Al.com / Posted 9 days ago
one of her favorite sources at home is the "Cheek to Cheek" station on Pandora, which features classic crooners such as Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby. When flying, she goes to something even more specific. "When I'm on airplanes I have an album... Read more
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The Morning Call
Dancing on the Ceilingstandard-bearer without actually appearing to support what he's been saying. H
Dancing on the Ceiling
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
standard-bearer without actually appearing to support what he's been saying. Have you ever seen the old movie where Fred Astaire dances on the ceiling? This fancy footwork will make that look like the Hokie Pokie. Outside of maybe Christie,... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
How do you pronounce it? Tomato, potato & 12 other words with dual pronunciationsthing. Maybe it’s a Staten Island thing. Who knows. The video to the left is a
How do you pronounce it? Tomato, potato & 12 other words with dual pronunciations
Staten Island Advance / Posted 11 days ago
thing. Maybe it’s a Staten Island thing. Who knows. The video to the left is a clip from the movie 'We Shall Dance,' with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers performing 'Let's Call the Whole Thing Off.' The two sing-argue about the pronunciation of... Read more
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Daily Record
Dancing raises funds for cancer survivorsthan Friday, Aug. 14 to be considered. If chosen, survivors will be given eight
Dancing raises funds for cancer survivors
Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
than Friday, Aug. 14 to be considered. If chosen, survivors will be given eight complimentary dance lessons courtesy of the Fred Astaire Dance Studios. Dancing With the Survivors’ dancers, friends and family enjoy themselves at the 2014 event at... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
In these dry days, water effectivelybut I can't say I've seen much evidence of it working. If I did believe it woul
In these dry days, water effectively
Guelph Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
but I can't say I've seen much evidence of it working. If I did believe it would bring on the rain, I'd be down at a Fred Astaire Dance Studio looking for lessons. We're currently in a drought, regardless of the pitiful amounts of rain most... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Woody Allen finds himself at ease in his lush Hollywood story 'Cafe Society'of art director Cedric Gibbons and star Dolores Del Rio. A take-charge individ
Woody Allen finds himself at ease in his lush Hollywood story 'Cafe Society'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 14 days ago
of art director Cedric Gibbons and star Dolores Del Rio. A take-charge individual with enough status to eat with both Fred Astaire and Gary Cooper (presumably not at the same time), Stern can't form a sentence without dropping a name in it:... Read more
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NBC Miami
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smilemore than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smile
NBC Miami / Posted 14 days ago
more than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger Rogers, who starred alongside Fred Astaire in "Dirty Dancing." It looks like this Ginger has found her Fred — according to shelter workers, the pup was... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smilemore than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smile
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 14 days ago
more than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger Rogers, who starred alongside Fred Astaire in "Dirty Dancing." It looks like this Ginger has found her Fred — according to shelter workers, the pup was... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smilemore than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smile
NBC Connecticut / Posted 14 days ago
more than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger Rogers, who starred alongside Fred Astaire in "Dirty Dancing." It looks like this Ginger has found her Fred — according to shelter workers, the pup was... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smilemore than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smile
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 14 days ago
more than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger Rogers, who starred alongside Fred Astaire in "Dirty Dancing." It looks like this Ginger has found her Fred — according to shelter workers, the pup was... Read more
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NBC New York
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smilemore than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smile
NBC New York / Posted 14 days ago
more than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger Rogers, who starred alongside Fred Astaire in "Dirty Dancing." It looks like this Ginger has found her Fred — according to shelter workers, the pup was... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smilemore than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smile
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 14 days ago
more than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger Rogers, who starred alongside Fred Astaire in "Dirty Dancing." It looks like this Ginger has found her Fred — according to shelter workers, the pup was... Read more
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NBC Washington
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smilemore than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smile
NBC Washington / Posted 14 days ago
more than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger Rogers, who starred alongside Fred Astaire in "Dirty Dancing." It looks like this Ginger has found her Fred — according to shelter workers, the pup was... Read more
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NBC Chicago
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smilemore than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smile
NBC Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
more than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger Rogers, who starred alongside Fred Astaire in "Dirty Dancing." It looks like this Ginger has found her Fred — according to shelter workers, the pup was... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smilemore than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smile
NBC Bay Area / Posted 14 days ago
more than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger Rogers, who starred alongside Fred Astaire in "Dirty Dancing." It looks like this Ginger has found her Fred — according to shelter workers, the pup was... Read more
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NBC San Diego
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smilemore than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger
10 Shelter Stories That Will Make You Smile
NBC San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
more than 250,000 times, the video features a dog fittingly named after Ginger Rogers, who starred alongside Fred Astaire in "Dirty Dancing." It looks like this Ginger has found her Fred — according to shelter workers, the pup was... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Island Ballroom, Sanibel Dance, Pilates and Yoga form partnership to offer clients moreto the band." Flory started Island Ballroom three years ago with that in mind.
Island Ballroom, Sanibel Dance, Pilates and Yoga form partnership to offer clients more
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 14 days ago
to the band." Flory started Island Ballroom three years ago with that in mind. After teaching dance for seven years at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Fort Myers, he wanted to branch out and start up his own dance studio. Sanibel was the perfect... Read more
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The Hill
Juan Williams: Trump's problem with women runs deepConvention. She quipped that women “can perform [in national politics] — after
Juan Williams: Trump's problem with women runs deep
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
Convention. She quipped that women “can perform [in national politics] — after all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did, she just did it backwards and in high heels.” Next week in Cleveland, any woman supporting Trump is going... Read more
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FOX News
Bombing survivor still healing after grueling run at Boston Marathonand run the Celebrity Mile at the Runner’s World Classic in North Andover, Mass
Bombing survivor still healing after grueling run at Boston Marathon
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
and run the Celebrity Mile at the Runner’s World Classic in North Andover, Massachusetts, on July 16. And she adopted Fred Astaire, a labradoodle that is certified as a service dog. The name is a nod to Haslet-Davis’s career in ballroom... Read more
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The North West Star
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS |
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!
The North West Star / Posted 17 days ago
everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS | The show's still singin', 64 years later. Fred Astaire wasn’t in the film but I believe he helped you on it? Yes, I was rehearsing. Well, I was crying because it was... Read more
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The Courier
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS |
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!
The Courier / Posted 17 days ago
everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS | The show's still singin', 64 years later. Fred Astaire wasn’t in the film but I believe he helped you on it? Yes, I was rehearsing. Well, I was crying because it was... Read more
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Philly.com
Gentleman rocker Bryan Ferry is coming to the Kimmelin coal mines. So where, then, did Bryan acquire his sophistication? "The cine
Gentleman rocker Bryan Ferry is coming to the Kimmel
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
in coal mines. So where, then, did Bryan acquire his sophistication? "The cinema, really," he says. "Musicals, with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly. Cary Grant. I loved all of Billy Wilder's films. "The way people dressed in those movies,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 8that regular Air Force duty was authorized for women. 1948: The movie musical
July 8
KECI Missoula / Posted 20 days ago
that regular Air Force duty was authorized for women. 1948: The movie musical "Easter Parade," starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire, opens in theaters. The movie featured music by Irving Berlin, including some of Astaire and Garland's... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
George Christy Talks About Princess Diana, The Ritz Paris Hotel, Hillary Clinton and More!maintained a permanent suite. And 1950s moviemakers included the Ritz in An Ame
George Christy Talks About Princess Diana, The Ritz Paris Hotel, Hillary Clinton and More!
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 20 days ago
maintained a permanent suite. And 1950s moviemakers included the Ritz in An American In Paris and Funny Face, both starring Fred Astaire, Love In The Afternoon with Audrey Hepburn. Mohammed Al Fayed bought the Ritz for an estimated 30 million... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Plenty of festive fun to entertain our citywill host a chocolate and wine tasting and you can relive the glory days of Hol
Plenty of festive fun to entertain our city
Daily Dispatch / Posted 22 days ago
will host a chocolate and wine tasting and you can relive the glory days of Hollywood with the mini film festival featuring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers,” he said. On Saturday, well-known comedians Siv Ngesi and East London’s own Tats Nkonzo will... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS |
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!
Daily Liberal / Posted 22 days ago
everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS | The show's still singin', 64 years later. Fred Astaire wasn’t in the film but I believe he helped you on it? Yes, I was rehearsing. Well, I was crying because it was... Read more
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The Border Mail
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS |
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!
The Border Mail / Posted 22 days ago
everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS | The show's still singin', 64 years later. Fred Astaire wasn’t in the film but I believe he helped you on it? Yes, I was rehearsing. Well, I was crying because it was... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS |
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 22 days ago
everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS | The show's still singin', 64 years later. Fred Astaire wasn’t in the film but I believe he helped you on it? Yes, I was rehearsing. Well, I was crying because it was... Read more
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The Young Witness
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS |
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!
The Young Witness / Posted 22 days ago
everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS | The show's still singin', 64 years later. Fred Astaire wasn’t in the film but I believe he helped you on it? Yes, I was rehearsing. Well, I was crying because it was... Read more
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Western Advocate
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS |
Debbie Reynolds: What a glorious feelin’!
Western Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
everything. I do think Singin’ in the Rain is a great film. KELLY & REYNOLDS | The show's still singin', 64 years later. Fred Astaire wasn’t in the film but I believe he helped you on it? Yes, I was rehearsing. Well, I was crying because it was... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Iowans of the Stage and ScreenOver the course of their careers, Ruth and Jane made numerous television appear
Iowans of the Stage and Screen
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 25 days ago
Over the course of their careers, Ruth and Jane made numerous television appearances on variety shows including the "Fred Astaire Show" and NBC's "Bell Telephone Hour." In addition to their TV work, they did opening acts and dances with many... Read more
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Salon.com
Brandy Clark, the Raymond Carver of the Hot Country charts: “I live in a world where we have to tell a whole story in just three minutes”the ideas came from. You know, “Drunk in Heels,” I’ve always loved that quote a
Brandy Clark, the Raymond Carver of the Hot Country charts: “I live in a world where we have to tell a whole story in just three minutes”
Salon.com / Posted 26 days ago
the ideas came from. You know, “Drunk in Heels,” I’ve always loved that quote about that Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did except she did it backwards, in heels. I was just looking at that, and I thought “drunken heel.” For women,... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Movies under the stars in July, Augusttalking pictures in the late 1920s. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be glad yo
Movies under the stars in July, August
The Charlotte Post / Posted 28 days ago
talking pictures in the late 1920s. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be glad you were singin’ in the rain. July 16 stars Fred Astaire, Ellen Bowen, Peter Lawford and Sarah Churchill in “Royal Wedding.” Any film with Astaire will have you dancing,... Read more
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ABC News
Secrets From the Set of 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory'told AMC that Milligan and Joel Grey were considered for the role of Willy Wonk
Secrets From the Set of 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory'
ABC News / Posted 28 days ago
told AMC that Milligan and Joel Grey were considered for the role of Willy Wonka, and later, he heard a rumor that Fred Astaire had also been interested. However, when he and director Mel Stuart met Wilder, they knew they'd found their... Read more
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