- Top 10 Fred Astaire Dance Scenes.
- #10: “Let Yourself Go”
- #8: “Begin the Beguine”
- #7: “Dem Bones Café”
- #5: “I’ll Be Hard to Handle”
- #3: “Cheek to Cheek”
- #2: “Puttin’ On the Ritz”
- #1: “Pick Yourself Up”
Who was Fred astaires favorite dancer?
So who was Astaire’s favorite partner? As he told it in an interview toward the end of his life, it was Rita Hayworth. The two danced together in You Were Never Lovelier and You’ll Never Get Rich, and apparently, the friendly feeling was mutual.
Who is the best dancer Gene Kelly or Fred Astaire?
I think the answer is clear – Fred Astaire. Singin’ in the Rain might be more famous on a purely pound-for-pound basis, but that doesn’t make it the better film, nor does it make Kelly the better dancer. The two are a study in contrasts. Gene Kelly’s style of dancing was highly athletic and physical.
What did Fred Astaire think about Gene Kelly?
Fred commented about Gene’s abilities by saying, “he’s a damned good director.” Gene was extremely devoted to Fred because, in his words, “the history of dance on film begins with Astaire.” By this time Fred was seventy-seven years old and in frail health.
Which came first white Christmas or Holiday Inn?
The movies Holiday Inn (1942) and White Christmas (1954) have much in common.
Fred Astaire’s Best Scene – A Damsel in Distress
Fred Astaire & Rita Hayworth – The Shorty George
Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers – Swing Time