|"Nothing Like 'em on Land or Sea " |
-- Synopsis: Astaire plays able-bodied seaman Bake Baker who tries to rekindle the flame with his old dancing partner Sherry Martin (played by Rogers) when the fleet puts in at San Francisco he heads straight to the club. Sherry broke his heart earlier by putting her career as a dancer ahead of being Bakers Wife, so he left to join the Navy. As they go to the Paradise Club , Baker runs into Sherry who is working in the club. Sherry's sister has a boat that needs fixin' and Baker and his best buddy get involved in it's restoration.
* There aren't any knockout specialty dance numbers like the Yam, Carioca and Piccolino, as there are in some other films by Fred and Ginger but the dance numbers are all top rate. Fred and Ginger enter the clubs dance contest together and later Ginger does a solo Tap routine to 'Let Yourself Go' and Astaire does his own solo in " I’ d Rather Lead a Band. Astaire gives a dance lesson on the deck of the ship. Astaire and Rogers again dance as two shimmering moths heading for a flame. During the final dance sequence on the boat it may be possible to see Fred Astaire get hit in the face by Rogers' beaded, weighted sleeve of her costume.