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What’s your favorite Fred Astaire film?

Posted: June 9, 2017

Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse in ‘The Band Wagon.’

This week’s question: Fred Astaire

One of the most iconic figures of the American cinema, Astaire charmed and delighted audiences for five decades with his extraordinary elegance on screen. The legendary Rudolf Nureyev cited him several times as his favorite dancer.

What’s your favorite Fred Astaire film?

As for host Richard Peña?: “Aside from The Band Wagon, a film I’ve always loved, you should check out some of Fred’s films without Ginger Rogers, such as You Were Never Lovelier, in which he’s paired with Rita Hayworth.”

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