To Fred Astaire With Love
Romantic love songs from legendary performers including Sinatra, Fred Astaire, Crosby, Dinah Shore, Tony Martin, Perry Como. Hear these great singers pouring their hearts into 22 classics about love and romance. Roy Fox / Mary Lee - It's Got To Be Love Frank Sinatra - Embraceable You Fred Astaire - Cheek To Cheek Hildegarde - Life Begins When You're In Love Ray Noble / Al Bowlly - Love Is The Sweetest Thing Dick Powell - I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm Connie Boswell - With All My Heart Ambrose - There Isn't Any Limit To My Love Noel Coward - Dearest Love Dorothy Lamour - That Sentimental Sandwich Perry Como - Until Today Jack Hylton - Goodnight My Love Jessie Matthews - Trusting My Luck Tony Martin - When Did You Leave Heaven? Bing Crosby - You Made Me Love You Carroll Gibbons / Julie Dawn - It Had To Be You Hutch - You Are My Love Song Roy Fox / Denny Dennis - Sweet Someone Dinah Shore - The Nearness Of You Geraldo - P.
Carefree When a marriage-shy girl falls in love with her psychoanalyst, the result is one of the wittiest, most enjoyable of all the Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers classics! Add great dance numbers, Rogers' deft comic timing, and a score by the legendary Irving Berlin, and you have a true film treasure. The story revolves around the fickle Amanda Cooper (Rogers) who has postponed her wedding so often that her fianci (Ralph Bellamy) sends her best friend Tony Flagg (Astaire), a psychoanalyst, to treat her.
After the death of her beloved Aunt Ellie, Margaret Yearwood discovers a hidden bundle of love letters addressed to her aunt. At least Margaret and her sister Norah thought she was their aunt. The letters, however, reveal a shocking secret: that Ellie, a footloose woman with an insatiable wanderlust, was actually their biological mother-and the parents who raised them were their aunt and uncle.
From the vaudeville era, through the Astaire-Rogers movies, to the intricate artistry of bebop, tap has dominated American dance with its rhythm, originality, and humor. This book collects the voices and memories of thirty of America's best-loved tap-dance stars and two hundred rare theater, film, and publicity photographs. Here Shirley Temple recalls her magical duo with Bill "Bojangles" Robinson; Fayard Nicholas describes his days at Harlem's Cotton Club performing with Cab Calloway; Fred Kelly visits his and his brother Gene's Pittsburgh dance studio; Hermes Pan reminisces about his work with George Gershwin, Ginger Rogers, and Fred Astaire; and, in a chapter new to this edition, Toy and Wing tell about their days as the world's leading Asian tap duo.
The playboy lifestyle of Charlie (Fred Astaire) dismays his wealthy aunt (Marjorie Main). After he meets charity worker Angela (Vera-Ellen), Charlie genuinely falls in love with her, so much so that he actually floats in the air. When Charlie skips his own wedding to another woman (Gale Robbins), his aunt demands that he change his ways. Dedicated to winning over Angela, Charlie cleans up his act and even gets a job as a driver to impress her - causing her to float, too.