Movie Trailer for The Band Wagon (1953) starring Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray, Jack Buchanan, James Mitchell, Robert Gist directed by Vincente Minnelli Movie Review

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Trailer for The Band Wagon

Once a famous song & dance man Tony Hunter (Fred Astaire - The Barkleys of Broadway) is now seen as an old hoofer whose movie career is all but over. It's because of this that he pays his old friends, writers Lester (Oscar Levant - An American in Paris) and Lily Martin (Nanette Fabray) want him to star in their new Broadway show. They've even got plans to get Jeffrey Cordova (Jack Buchanan), the famous classical actor, to produce their musical and in turn he plans to hire ballerina Gabrielle Gerard (Cyd Charisse) to star alongside Tony and have Gabrielle's boyfriend and manager to choreograph the musical. But Cordova's plans turn this little fun musical into some big dramatic production causing stress levels to rise especially between Tony and Gabrielle who initially don't get on. But as they get to know each other and Cordova proves to be a disaster Tony and Gabrielle manage to bring everyone together to put on a show. ... Read Review