A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop in The Band Wagon (1953), starring Fred Astaire.
Abolitionist John Brown (Raymond Massey) and sons (including Jeffrey Hunter, Guy Williams, Dennis Weaver) receive information and take revenge, reflecting historic events in Seven Angry Men, 1955, produced by Walter Mirisch.
Bloviating director Cordova (Jack Buchanan) has just fallen from a platform while making his point, which he continues for Lester & Lily (Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray) and Tony (Fred Astaire), a now-famous tune by Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz, in Vincente Minnelli's The Band Wagon, 1953.
Ballerina Gaby (Cyd Charisse) and comeback-track movie star Tony (Fred Astaire) have suddenly warmed to each other, strolling in Central Park into 'Dancing In The Dark,' by Arthur Schwartz, choreographed by Michael Kidd, in The Band Wagon, 1953.
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Oscar-winner and legendary hoofer Fred Astaire ("Top Hat") stars in this fun-filled Oscar-nominated musical as a Hollywood celebrity who stumbles into trouble when he agrees to star in a Broadway show. Co-starring Cyd Charisse ("Singin' in the Rain") and featuring classic songs, including "Dancing in the Dark." Directed by Oscar-winner Vincente Minnelli ("Gigi," "Meet Me in St. Louis"). Selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the 400 best American films of all time. Inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry.
Oscar-winner and legendary hoofer Fred Astaire stars in this fun-filled musical as a Hollywood celebrity who stumbles into trouble when he agrees to star in a Broadway show.
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