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The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

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The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
93 minutes
Wide Release Date:
03/29/39
performer:
Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edna May Oliver
genre:
musical

We gave it a B+

In The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers were filmed in long takes so we knew they weren’t faking it — there’s lots of that in this unusual biopic about the famed ballroom dancers. And we love the shot where they literally dance across America.