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Swing Time

(DVD - 2005)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Swing Time
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Fred Astaire plays a gambler intent on raising $25,000 in New York in order to marry his fiance back home. Romantic complications occur when he meets dancing teacher, Ginger Rogers. Memorable songs include "The Way you look tonight".
Title: Swing time
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Publisher: [United States] : Turner Home Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, Ca. : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2005.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (103 min.) :,sd., b&w ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: From a story by Erwin Gelsey.
DVD release of the 1936 motion picture.
Special features: commentary by John Mueller, author of Astaire Dancing; new featurette "The swing of things: swing time step by step by step"; musical short "Hotel a la Swing"; classic cartoon "Bingo Crosbyana"; theatrical trailer.
Summary: Fred Astaire plays a gambler intent on raising $25,000 in New York in order to marry his fiance back home. Romantic complications occur when he meets dancing teacher, Ginger Rogers. Memorable songs include "The Way you look tonight".
Local Note: 1 6 15 29 109 112 118 133 148 151 167 173 175 198 210 216 222 226 231 250 263 264 268
Additional Contributors: Stevens, George Cooper 1904-
Lindsay, Howard 1889-1968.
Scott, Allan 1906-1995.
Berman, Pandro S. 1905-
Kern, Jerome 1885-1945.
Fields, Dorothy 1905-1974.
Astaire, Fred
Rogers, Ginger 1911-
Gelsey, Erwin 1903-
ISBN: 078063988X
Statement of Responsibility: Radio Pictures ; a Pandro S. Berman production ; screenplay by Howard Lindsay and Allan Scott ; directed by George Stevens
Credits: Photography, David Abel ; editor, Henry Berman ; art director, Van Nest Polglase ; music, Jerome Kern ; lyrics, Dorothy Fields ; musical director, Nathaniel Shilkret.
Performers: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick, Eric Blore, Betty Furness, Georges Metaxa.
System Details: DVD, region 1, standard version; Dolby Digital, mono.
Other Language: In English with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned.
Subject Headings: Swing (Dance) Drama. Man-woman relationships Drama. Musical films.
Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs-2005.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired-2005.
Feature films-2005.
Topical Term: Swing (Dance)
Man-woman relationships
Musical films.
Publisher No: T6571
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Jun 29, 2014
  • garycornell rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

How could they miss with stars like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rodgers singings such songs as Pick Yourself Up, The Way You Look Tonight and my favorite, A Fine Romance. Astaire does a solo dance with him dancing to his shadow, which will be in the history books of Broadway Musicals. A really good time with a wonderful couple in Astaire and Rodgers. It just doesn't get any better than these two in a movie musical.

Jun 16, 2013
  • d2013 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

What a pair... dancing royalty. Loved it!

Jul 17, 2011
  • richibi rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

the famous pair's silken dance numbers show up too little and too late in the film to save an otherwise uninspired script, Ginger Rogers remains throughout nevertheless always a perfect vision, while the others pale as props only and, worse, caricatures around her, even the cardboard Astaire

Nov 10, 2010
  • KarenW rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

My absolute favorite Astaire and Rogers movie! A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer. One of the most beautifully shot scenes about romance in the snow has the wonderful song called "This is a fine romance."

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Their first dance scene.

After accidentally getting a dance instructor fired, the student makes things right by pretending that she taught him moves that he knew all along.

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