Fred Astaire …..WHAT A TRUE GENTLEMAN HE WAS……NEVER A BREATH OF SCANDAL……AND, COULD THAT GUY DANCE…..HE WAS THE --"TOPS"……….ccp
Ginger Rogers (1911-1995), with Fred Astaire (1899-1987), in George Stevens’ film, “Swing Time,” 1936
FRED ASTAIRE Dance legend and Hollywood heavyweight Fred Astaire, one of the first men inducted into the Hall of Fame, made the leap in 1968. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Not the Most Handsome...but Boy Could This Guy Dance...Wish I Could Have Been There - Fred Astaire
What a flawless human being. His sequence in Drum Crazy still blows my mind. Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. "Heaven, I'm in heaven...." (Ballroom dance.)
He is a male butterfly without the wings - the same kind of grace of a very young horse, so angular.” -Mikhail Baryshnikov
fun fact: I've always said there's a reason why no one's ever made a biopic about Fred Astaire - because who would be able to play a quadruple-threat with the same kind of charisma? It turns out no one's ever made a biopic about Fred Astaire because he "stipulated in his will that no film representations of himself be made". Now we know he's a quintuple-threat, for his intelligence and foresight.
The Quintessential Dancer - Fred Astaire by William Malcolm..... when dancing was actually amazing..