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Viewing Entry - Fred Astaire (AM15535)
by Epstein, Joseph.

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Overview

TitleFred Astaire
Author / Responsible partyEpstein, Joseph.
CollectionNonfiction
GenreBiography.
TopicsBiography. Astaire, Fred. Dancers -- United States -- Biography.
RestrictionsYes
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherCELA/CNIB
Published2017

Summary

Describes Astaire's early life in turn-of-the-century Nebraska and first career steps as a sidekick to sister Adele in New York vaudeville. RKO's studio head, David O. Selznick, gave him his first Hollywood break, where he ended up starring in movies dancing opposite Ginger Rogers, Rita Hayworth, Judy Garland, and Audrey Hepburn. Celebrates Astaire's unique sense of style and his earnest and dedicated spirit.

Additional Information

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System control numberAM15535
Original Print PublisherNew Haven : Yale University Press, 2008.
NarratorRoger Ashby.
Narrator NameRoger Ashby.
Participant or performer noteRoger Ashby.
Narrators GenderMale narrator