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Roberta

Roberta 1935 movie poster
Directed by William A. Seiter
Produced by Pandro S. Berman
Starring Irene Dunne
Fred Astaire
Ginger Rogers
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures Inc.
Release date(s) March 8, 1935 (U.S. release)
Running time 106 min.
Language English
IMDb profile

Roberta was a 1933 Broadway musical, with music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Otto Harbach, which starred Tamara, Bob Hope, George Murphy, Lyda Roberti, Fred MacMurray, Fay Templeton, Raymond E. Middleton, and Sydney Greenstreet. Hope, Murphy, MacMurray and Greenstreet were not yet the Hollywood stars they would soon be. Image File history File links Roberta_1935_movie_poster. ... William A. Seiter (b. ... Pandro Samuel Berman (28 March 1905 - 13 July 1996), known as Pandro S. Berman, was an American film producer. ... Irene Dunne in Love Affair (1939) Irene Dunne (December 20, 1898 - September 4, 1990), was born Irene Marie Dunn in Louisville, Kentucky. ... Balanchine[1] and Nureyev[2] rated him the greatest dancer of the 20th Century, and he is generally acknowledged to have been the most influential dancer in the history of filmed and televised musicals. ... Ginger Rogers on the cover of the April, 1938 issue of Modern Screen Magazine Beautiful Ginger Rogers (July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was a legendary Academy Award-winning American actress and dancer. ... The classic logo of RKO Radio Pictures. ... March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... See also: 1934 in film 1935 1936 in film 1930s in film years in film film Events Judy Garland signs a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Broadway theatre[1] is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American popular composer. ... Tamara is a given name of Russian origin. ... Bob Hope, KBE, KCSG, (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), born Leslie Townes Hope, was a famous British-born American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies, and in performing tours for U.S. Military personnel. ... George Murphy George Lloyd Murphy (July 4, 1902 – May 3, 1992) was an American dancer, actor and politician. ... Lyda Roberti (May 20, 1906 - March 12, 1938) was an stage and film actress. ... Fred MacMurray (August 30, 1908 – November 5, 1991) was a Hollywood actor who appeared in over one hundred movies, during a career that lasted from the 1930s to the 1970s. ... Fay Templeton (December 25, 1865 - October 3, 1939) was an American stage actress. ... Greenstreet in The Maltese Falcon Sydney Greenstreet (December 27, 1879 – January 18, 1954) was an actor, originally from Sandwich, England. ... ...

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" from Roberta (1935): RKO publicity still
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" from Roberta (1935): RKO publicity still

The play was made into a film in 1935 by RKO starring Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, and Randolph Scott. Image File history File links Fredginger. ... Image File history File links Fredginger. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... RKO could stand for: RKO Pictures The R.K.O. - finishing manoever (and initials) of WWE professional wrestler Randy Orton. ... Irene Dunne in Love Affair (1939) Irene Dunne (December 20, 1898 - September 4, 1990), was born Irene Marie Dunn in Louisville, Kentucky. ... Balanchine[1] and Nureyev[2] rated him the greatest dancer of the 20th Century, and he is generally acknowledged to have been the most influential dancer in the history of filmed and televised musicals. ... Ginger Rogers on the cover of the April, 1938 issue of Modern Screen Magazine Beautiful Ginger Rogers (July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was a legendary Academy Award-winning American actress and dancer. ... Randolph Scott (left) with Cary Grant George Randolph Scott (January 23, 1898 – March 2, 1987), generally known as Randolph Scott, was an American film actor whose career spanned the sound era from the late 1920s to the early 1960s. ...


The play notably features the famed songs Yesterdays, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, You're Devastating, and The Touch of Your Hand. The 1935 film version omitted The Touch of Your Hand and You're Devastating, but added the Kern songs I Won't Dance and Lovely to Look At, which became so popular that they are now always included in revivals and recordings of Roberta . Smoke Gets In Your Eyes is a song written by American composer Jerome Kern for his 1933 Broadway musical Roberta. ...


In 1952, MGM remade Roberta under the title Lovely to Look At. This remake also included the additional songs written for the 1935 film. It starred Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Red Skelton, Ann Miller, and Zsa Zsa Gabor and was made in Technicolor. 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... MGM logo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, is a large media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ... Kathryn Grayson (born February 9, 1922) is an American actress and singer who was born Zelma Kathryn Elisabeth Hedrick in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. ... Howard Keel, born Harry Clifford Keel (April 13, 1919 – November 7, 2004) was an American actor who starred in many of the classic film musicals of the 1950s. ... Richard Bernard Red Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American comedian whose greatest impact — in a career which began as a teen circus clown and graduated to vaudeville, Broadway, MGM films, and radio — began when he reached television stardom with The Red Skelton Show (NBC, 1951–1952... Ann Miller was born on April 12, 1923 and died on January 22, 2004. ... Zsa Zsa Gabor (born Gábor Sári on February 6, 1917) is a Hungarian-American actress and socialite, who, like her two sisters, is best known for her beauty and wealthy lifestyle. ... Logo celebrating Technicolors 90th Anniversary. ...


Roberta is the only Fred Astaire - Ginger Rogers film to ever be remade. In the 1952 version, their roles were theoretically taken by Marge Champion and Gower Champion; however the plot and characters of the 1952 film bore no resemblance at all to those in the original show or the 1935 movie. Balanchine[1] and Nureyev[2] rated him the greatest dancer of the 20th Century, and he is generally acknowledged to have been the most influential dancer in the history of filmed and televised musicals. ... Ginger Rogers on the cover of the April, 1938 issue of Modern Screen Magazine Beautiful Ginger Rogers (July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was a legendary Academy Award-winning American actress and dancer. ... Marge Champion (September 2, 1919, Los Angeles, California) became a legend in Hollywood with her ex-husband, Gower Champion (June 22, 1921. ... Gower Champion was an American theatre director, choreographer, and dancer. ...


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The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about actors, films, television shows, video games and production crew personnel. ...

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

Flying Down to Rio (1933) • The Gay Divorcee (1934) • Roberta (1935) • Top Hat (1935) • Follow the Fleet (1936) • Swing Time (1936) • Shall We Dance (1937) • Carefree (1938) • The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) • The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) Balanchine[1] and Nureyev[2] rated him the greatest dancer of the 20th Century, and he is generally acknowledged to have been the most influential dancer in the history of filmed and televised musicals. ... Ginger Rogers on the cover of the April, 1938 issue of Modern Screen Magazine Beautiful Ginger Rogers (July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was a legendary Academy Award-winning American actress and dancer. ... Flying Down to Rio is a movie made by RKO and released on December 29, 1933. ... The Gay Divorcee is a 1934 film that was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. ... Duke Ellington wearing a top hat. ... Follow the Fleet (RKO) is a 1936 Hollywood musical comedy film with a nautical theme and stars Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott, Harriet Hilliard, Lucille Ball, and Betty Grable, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. ... This article is about the film. ... Shall We Dance is the seventh in the sequence of ten Astaire-Rogers musical comedy films. ... Carefree is a 1938 film starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. ... The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle is a biographical musical comedy starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edna May Oliver and Walter Brennan. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


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