9/22/17 O&A Shall We Dance: Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers – Top Hat

Shall We Dance


Top Hat was the most successful picture of Astaire and Rogers’ partnership (and Astaire’s second most successful picture after Easter Parade), achieving second place in worldwide box-office receipts for 1935. While some dance critics maintain that Swing Time contained a finer set of dances, Top Hat remains, to this day, the partnership’s best-known work. Continue reading

Out and About with Walter Rutledge: Clive Thompson The Early Years- Life In Jamaica

By Walter Rutledge

Clive Thompson literally began performing before he worn his first pair of long pants.

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