Book
English

Steps in time

Fred Astaire (author), Ginger Rogers (author of introduction)
Title
Steps in time / Fred Astaire ; foreword by Ginger Rogers
Author
Fred Astaire 1899-1987
Author of introduction
Ginger Rogers 1911-1995
Language
English
Publisher
New York: HarperCollins, 2008
XIII, 338 p. : ill.
Note
Ondertitel op omslag: An autobiography
ISBN
9780061567568
Placing suggestion
798.53 (SISO)

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About Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, actor, singer, choreographer, and television presenter. He is widely considered the greatest dancer in film history.

His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 76 years. He starred in more than 10 Broadway and West End musicals, made 31 musical films, four television specials, and numerous recordings. As a dancer, his outstanding traits were an uncanny sense of rhythm, perfectionism, and innovation. His most memorable dancing partnership was with Ginger Rogers, with whom he co-starred in a series of ten Hollywood musicals during the age of Classical Hollywood cinema, including Top Hat (1935), Swing Time (1936), and Shall We Dance (1937). Among the other notable films in which Astaire gained further popularity and took the genre of tap dancing to a new level were Holiday Inn (1942), …Read more on Wikipedia

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