The Band Wagon
- 1h 51min
- Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
- Written by: Comden and Green, Alan Jay Lerner
- Cast: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray, Jack Buchanan
One of the great Minnelli musicals. Buchannan is a highbrow producer who wants to turn Astaire's comeback into an arthouse take on 'Faust'. There are some fantastic Howard Dietz/Arthur Schwartz numbers and Astaire and Charisse take the opportunity to show off with an array of different dance styles.
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Wednesday 30 December – 1.15pm and 6.15pm
Fred Astaire plays a washed up song and dance man, attempting to stage a comeback but struggling to gel with his new dance partner, slinky ballerina Cyd Charisse…
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