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"Let Rhythm Ring ... Fred and Ginger Are Back Again! "

-- Synopsis: This is one of the funniest and wackiest Fred and Ginger film to date but lacks the musical charm that is their other films. Fred plays a psychiatrist, not a dancer or entertainer or singer and Ginger is the Star who plays plays a radio star named Amanda Cooper. Amanda is confused about marrying her fiancé Steve (Ralph Bellamy) and goes to see a psychiatrist Dr. Flagg (Astaire). After overhearing her psychoanalysis she becomes a difficult patient for Dr. Flagg. After a series of Prescribed events Amanda gets into a little uninhibited mischief. In the end she dumps her fiancé Steve for who else but Dr. Flagg. Nominated for 3 Oscars

* This film features only four musical numbers. Fred and Ginger made the " Carioca" and the " Continental"famous, now they introduce the " Yam." Fred has a solo at the Country Clubs Golf Course that uses Golf as a prop. During the song Change Partners Fred and Ginger do a hypnotic dance. In the dream scene they do a great dance to " I Used to be Color-Blind" with Ginger being lifted in the air quite frequently and some slow motion dancing. During the Yam scene, Fred lifts Ginger over his leg he places on the tables around the room.


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More Film Information below
Date: Language: Availability:
1938 English [DVD | VHS]
Studio: Format: Genre: 
R.K.O. Black and White Comedy / Musical / Romance
Runtime: Country Made: Director:
80 minutes USA Mark Sandrich
Featured Dancer Featured Dance Films Dance Rating
Fred and Ginger Tap Dance Very Good
 
Known Dancers Choreographers Actors / Actresses
Fred Astaire Fred Astaire (Choreographer) Bert Moorhouse (Country Club Mbr.)
Ginger Rogers Hermes Pan (Choreographer) Clarence Kolb (Judge Joe Travers)
  Victor Baravalle (Musical Dir.) Donald Kerr (Repairman)
    Franklin Pangborn (Roland Hunter)
    Fred Astaire (Tony Flagg)
    Ginger Rogers (Amanda Cooper)
    Hattie McDaniel (Herself)
    Jack Carson (Thomas Connors)
    Kay Sutton (Miss Adams)
    Luella Gear (Aunt Cora)
    Ralph Bellamy (Stephen Arden)
    Robert Mitchell (as Robert B. Mitchell)
    Walter Kingsford (Dr. Powers)
     
     
     
     
     
 
Dances performed in this Film  Films special dance interest
Ballroom n/a Fred and Ginger
Tap   The Yam
The Yam    
     
     
 
Music Titles in Film Bands / Musicians / Singers Sheet Music Covers
Any Bonds Today Fred Astaire  
Carefree Ginger Rogers n/a
Change Partners Robert B. Mitchell & His St. Brendan's  
I Used To Be Color Blind  
Since they turned Loch Lomand into Swing    
The Night is Filled With Music    
The Yam    
 
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