The Band Wagon

  • 1953
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical

Seamlessly directed by Vincente Minnelli, THE BAND WAGON is one of the finest musicals ever made. Playing its hackneyed story with tongue firmly in cheek, it simultaneously reflects upon the musical genre, satirizes its conventions and delivers marvelous entertainment. Hollywood dancer Tony Hunter (Astaire) having fallen from favor with the moviegoing public,...read more

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01:31 — Terrific musical about a declining movie star who takes another shot at stardom via Broadway.
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03:10 — Terrific musical about a declining movie star who takes another shot at stardom via Broadway.

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Fri Dec 29 2:00am
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A famous dancer whose career is on the decline stages a comeback with a musical adaptation of Faust, but fears the flamboyant director and his classical ballerina co-star will upstage him.

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