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Flying down to Rio

Author: Merian C CooperCyril HumeH W HanemannErwin GelseyAnne CaldwellAll authors
Publisher: Burbank CA : Turner Entertainment Co : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2006.
Series: Astaire & Rogers collection, vol. 1.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This film, containing the first of many Fred Astaire - Ginger Rogers partnerships, concerns a band in Rio. Songs include "The Carioca," "Orchids in the Moonlight," and the title song. Pilot and band leader Gene Raymond woos Dolores Del Rio, and then learns that she is engaged to a friend of his, after he flies her home to Rio. Fred & Ginger provide the musical moments. Notable for a brilliantly photographed finale  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Feature films
Comedy films
Drama
Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Merian C Cooper; Cyril Hume; H W Hanemann; Erwin Gelsey; Anne Caldwell; Thornton Freeland; Vincent Youmans; Dolores Del Rio; Gene Raymond; Raul Roulien; Fred Astaire; Ginger Rogers; RKO Radio Pictures.; Turner Entertainment Co.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780654285 9780780654280 1419838008 9781419838002
OCLC Number: 74452626
Language Note: Closed-captioned; in English with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Notes: From a play by Anne Caldwell; based on an original story by Lou Brock.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1933.
Special features: Vintage comedy short, "Beer and pretzels", with Ted Healy and his Stooges; classic cartoon: "I like mountain music"; Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Music, Vincent Youmans ; lyrics, Edward Eliscu and Gus Kahn ; photographed by J. Roy Hunt ; edited by Jack Kitchin.
Cast: Delores Del Rio, Gene Raymond, Raul Roulien, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Franklin Pangborn, Eric Blore.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital mono. ; standard version, dual-layer format.
Series Title: Astaire & Rogers collection, vol. 1.
Other Titles: Beer and pretzels.
I like mountain music.
Flying down to Rio (Motion picture)
Responsibility: a Radio picture ; Radio Pictures presents ; Merian C. Cooper, executive producer ; directed by Thorton Freeland ; screen play by Cyril Hume, H.W. Hanemann and Erwin Gelsey.
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This film, containing the first of many Fred Astaire - Ginger Rogers partnerships, concerns a band in Rio. Songs include "The Carioca," "Orchids in the Moonlight," and the title song. Pilot and band leader Gene Raymond woos Dolores Del Rio, and then learns that she is engaged to a friend of his, after he flies her home to Rio. Fred & Ginger provide the musical moments. Notable for a brilliantly photographed finale with chorus girls on the wings of flying airplanes, the movie was the musical that broke with the rather contrived Busby Berkeley production and moved toward a closer integration of musical and narrative elements. Astaire's dance numbers come not as interruptions but as extensions of the plot.

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