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The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)

NR 109 min - Comedy, Music, Romance - 1 January 1949
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Josh (Astaire) and Dinah (Rogers) Barkley are a successful musical-comedy team, known for their stormy (but passionate) relationship. Dinah feels overshadowed by Josh, and limited by the lighthearted musical roles he directs her in, and decides to stretch her skills by taking a role in a serious drama, directed by another man.

Director:  Charles Walters
Writers:  Sidney Sheldon
Stars:  Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Oscar Levant, Billie Burke, Jacques François, Gale Robbins, George Zucco, Clinton Sundberg, Inez Cooper

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Storyline

Josh (Astaire) and Dinah (Rogers) Barkley are a successful musical-comedy team, known for their stormy (but passionate) relationship. Dinah feels overshadowed by Josh, and limited by the lighthearted musical roles he directs her in, and decides to stretch her skills by taking a role in a serious drama, directed by another man.



Tagline: Joyously Together Again!

Genres: Comedy, Music, Romance

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Language:  English, French
Release Date:  1 January 1949

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 49 min

Academy Award Nominations

CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color) — Harry Stradling


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