Most widely held works about Fred Astaire
Most widely held works by Fred Astaire
Top hat ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,689 libraries worldwide
Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace.
Swing time ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,474 libraries worldwide
A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer.
Steps in time by Fred Astaire ( Book )
33 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,323 libraries worldwide
LIFE STORY OF ONE OF THE FOREMOST ENTERTAINERS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY SINGER, ACTOR, CHOREOGRAPHER, AND OF COURSE THE MOST DAZZLING HOOFER IN THE HISTORY OF MOTION PICTURES.
Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
A song and dance man leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. A former partner joins him and the two find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady.
Royal wedding ( Visual )
109 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
A musical set during Princess Elizabeth's wedding to Philip Mountbatten. A brother-sister dance team go to London and get caught up in romance.
Santa Claus is comin' to town ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 957 libraries worldwide
Where does Santa's suit come from? Why does he slide down the chimney? Why does he live at the North Pole? The answers to all these questions and the origins of our favorite holiday traditions are revealed in this classic about Kris Kringle, the world's most famous gift-giver.
Funny face by Stanley Donen ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 907 libraries worldwide
A "musical about Paris, the world of high fashion, photography and models--and love."
The gay divorcee ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in English and German and held by 867 libraries worldwide
In one of their best loved, most charming song and dance comedies, Fred and Ginger demonstrate just how they became known as America's greatest dance team. Includes the Academy Award-winning hit The Continental.
Follow the fleet by Mark Sandrich ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 851 libraries worldwide
A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on shore leave in San Francisco.
Funny face ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 842 libraries worldwide
A Cinderella story about an inconspicuous salesgirl who is whisked off to Paris by a group of fashion magazine sophisticates and transformed into a dazzling model with whom the magazine's photographer falls in love.
The band wagon ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
Fading movie musical star Tony Hunter, down and out in Hollywood, decides to try his luck on the Broadway stage.
Irving Berlin's Easter parade ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 824 libraries worldwide
Astaire is trying to forget ex-dance partner Miller while rising to stardom with Garland. Too good to watch just at Easter time.
The Easter bunny is comin' to town ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 778 libraries worldwide
In the village of Kidsville, a town run entirely by children, the children and Sunny the Bunny make goodies for the Easter holiday, and win over the grumpy nearby town of grownups by inventing many happy Easter traditions.
Shall we dance ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers.
The towering inferno ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 737 libraries worldwide
On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers.
That's entertainment. Part II ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 707 libraries worldwide
Legends Gene Kelly and Fred Astair host this all-singing, all-dancing follow up to That's entertainment!, showing up more of what made the Golden Era of MGM moviemaking.
Shall we dance ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 libraries worldwide
Ginger Rogers is a snobbish musical comedy star who couldn't care less that ballet star Fred Astaire has fallen for her, until they dance together.
On the beach ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Radioactive fallout from a nuclear war has wiped out the entire northern hemisphere. Australia is the only civilized area spared from destruction. With fallout expected momentarily, the Australians review their lives, establish new relationships and prepare for their tragic demise.
Silk stockings ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 636 libraries worldwide
A stern lady communist comes to Paris to retrieve three wayward comrades and a Russian composer, but instead warms up to capitalist attractions.
Ziegfeld follies ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 628 libraries worldwide
A dead showman looks down upon the Earth and dreams of his perfect show. A who's who of credited and uncredited Hollywood talents.
Actors Astaire, Fred Biography California--Los Angeles Christmas music Comedy films Comedy films Criticism, interpretation, etc. Dance Dance in motion pictures, television, etc. Dancers Drama Entertainers Fashion Fashion photography Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired France--Paris History Holidays Jazz Jazz vocals Juvenile works Man-woman relationships Motion picture actors and actresses Motion picture music Motion picture music--Excerpts Motion pictures Musical films Musical films Musicals Musicals--Excerpts New York (State)--New York Nuclear warfare Peters, Toby (Fictitious character) Popular music Private investigators Revues Rogers, Ginger,--1911-1995 Romance films Romantic comedy films Santa Claus Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Austerlitz, Fred, 1899-
Austerlitz, Frederick E
Austerlitz, Frederick 1899-1987
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Multiple languages (47)
Miscellaneous languages (4)