The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)

Director
H. C. Potter

Main cast
Fred Astaire; Ginger Rogers; Edna May Oliver; Walter Brennan; Lew Fields

Genres
Drama, History, Music, Romance

Description
In 1911, Vernon Castle, minor stage comic meets stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they're married. They abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career, which lands them in Paris without a sou. Fortunately, agent Maggie Sutton hears them rehearse and starts them on their brilliant career as the world's foremost ballroom dancers. But at the height of their fame, World War I begins...


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