Viewing Entry - Fred Astaire (AM15535) by Epstein, Joseph.
Playing time for daisy/audio formats : 4 hours 29 minutes
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Biography. Astaire, Fred. Dancers -- United States -- Biography.
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.