A Damsel in Distress

A Damsel in Distress

DVD - 2010
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Lady Alyce Marshmorton must marry soon, and the servants at Tottney Castle have a betting pool on who Lady Alyce will choose. Features the Academy Award-winning dance number "Fun house" with Astaire, Burns and Allen.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2010]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Credits: Music, George Gershwin ; lyrics, Ira Gershwin ; cinematography, Joseph H. August ; editor, Henry Berman ; musical director, Victor Baravalle ; orchestral arrangements, Russell Bennett ; dance director, Hermes Pan.
Performers: Fred Astaire, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Joan Fontaine, Reginald Gardiner, Ray Noble, Constance Collier, Montagu Love, Harry Watson.
Audience: Not rated
UPC: 883316261569
Call Number: DVD D


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Sep 13, 2018

VERY GOOD 1937 film - Fred Astaire is fine (as always) - and Gracie Allen was particularly enjoyable, and does some fine tap dancing with Fred (and George). She was 42 years old then - but I hadn't seen her before she was likely 62 or more. The film IS lightweight - but quite enjoyable.


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