Movie Trailer for The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edna May Oliver, Walter Brennan, Lew Fields directed by H.C. Potter Movie Review

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Trailer for The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

The year is 1911 and Vernon Castle (Fred Astaire - Carefree) a minor comic in a Lew Fields stage production has his sights on scoring a date with the shows leading lady, but in his pursuit he meets Irene Foote (Ginger Rogers - Shall We Dance). Whilst they get off to a rocky start they hit it off as Irene insists that Vernon has more talent as a dancer than as a stooge for the show's main comedian, eventually not only marrying but becoming a dance duo. Offered work as dancers in Paris they arrive with no money and when the show is delayed find life very difficult until the entrepreneurial Maggie Sutton (Edna May Oliver) hears them rehearsing and becomes their manager turning them into pioneer's of the dance scene and a household name. That is until World War I stars and Vernon feels he should sign up to fight. ... Read Review