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Carefree

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Carefree

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
83 minutes
Wide Release Date:
09/02/38
performer:
Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Ralph Bellamy
director:
Mark Sandrich

We gave it a B

In 1938’s Carefree, Fred Astaire’s a shrink who tries to cure Ginger Rogers, who doesn’t wanna wed Ralph Bellamy. This leads to silly hypnotism gags, but also to ”The Yam,” a top-notch number that ends with Ginger repeatedly jumping over Fred’s outstretched leg while spinning around the room.