a-study-of-fred-and-ginger: “There would be n…


“There would be no on-screen smooching for Astaire and Rogers. In their films, Ginger would resist Fred until the moment he holds her in his arms and dances with her. And then, well, audiences of the day were captivated by this new and graceful expression of romantic love.
Among the great stylists of the 1930s, Astaire and Rogers contributed more dancing of unsurpassed originality and execution than any other artists. Fred Astaire. Ginger Rogers. Nobody does it better.” – Sammy Davis Jr., in 1985