Monthly Archives: October 2012

How To Win A Nobel Prize

  His stage and film career spanned a total of 76 years, during which he made 31 musical films. He was named the fifth Greatest Male Star of All Time by the American Film Institute. Gene Kelly hailed him as the pioneer of dance on film. And yet when Fred Astaire  arrived in Hollywood, the director giving him his first screen test, summed up his potential as follows… Continue reading