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Jed Potter looks back on a love triangle conducted over the course of years and between musical numbers. Dancer Jed loves showgirl Mary, who loves compulsive nightclub-opener Johnny, who ... See full summary »

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Mary O'Hara
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Victoria Horne ...
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Jed Potter looks back on a love triangle conducted over the course of years and between musical numbers. Dancer Jed loves showgirl Mary, who loves compulsive nightclub-opener Johnny, who can't stay committed to anything in life for very long. Written by Diana Hamilton <hamilton@gl.umbc.edu>

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Paramount's Melody Masterpiece Featuring All of Irving Berlin's Biggest Hits! See more »


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16 October 1946 (USA)  »

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Blau ist der Himmel  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Ever the perfectionist that he was, Fred Astaire spent a grueling 5 weeks rehearsing his dance routines for the "Puttin' On the Ritz" number's challenging and most irregular rhythmic tempo. See more »

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In the opening tilt pan shot of Rockefeller Center, the waterfalls are clearly in reverse. See more »

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A Couple of Song and Dance Men
Words and Music by Irving Berlin (1945)
Sung and Danced by Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby
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Ok Movie, One Great Scene
13 October 2001 | by (Harrisonburg, Virginia) – See all my reviews

First off, this movie is not that great. Fred Astaire is the only standout, and the rest of the cast is just vanilla. However, one scene makes watching the entire film worth it. Anyone who does not know who Fred Astaire is should watch this movie for, most likely, his most famous dance scene. "Puttin on the Ritz" is performed spectacularly through amazing tapdancing and mirror effects and makes you wonder exactly how they did this scene. I suggest you watch, purely for this scene.


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