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The Band Wagon (1953)

112 min - Comedy, Music - 7 August 1953
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Oscar-winner and legendary hoofer Fred Astaire ("Top Hat") stars in this fun-filled Oscar-nominated musical as a Hollywood celebrity who stumbles into trouble when he agrees to star in a Broadway show. Co-starring Cyd Charisse ("Singin' in the Rain") and featuring classic songs, including "Dancing in the Dark." Directed by Oscar-winner Vincente Minnelli ("Gigi", "Meet Me in St. Louis"). Selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the 400 best American films of all time. Inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry.

Director:  Vincente Minnelli
Writers:  Alan Jay Lerner, Norman Corwin
Stars:  Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray, Jack Buchanan, Robert Gist, James Mitchell, Don Beddoe, Henry Corden, Steve Forrest, Ava Gardner, Bess Flowers, India Adams, Douglas Fowley, Thurston Hall, Frank McLure, Julie Newmar

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Oscar-winner and legendary hoofer Fred Astaire ("Top Hat") stars in this fun-filled Oscar-nominated musical as a Hollywood celebrity who stumbles into trouble when he agrees to star in a Broadway show. Co-starring Cyd Charisse ("Singin' in the Rain") and featuring classic songs, including "Dancing in the Dark." Directed by Oscar-winner Vincente Minnelli ("Gigi", "Meet Me in St. Louis"). Selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the 400 best American films of all time. Inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry.



Tagline: Get Aboard!

Genres: Comedy, Music

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Language:  French, English
Release Date:  7 August 1953

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 52 min

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