The Band Wagon

1 hr 52 min | Movies You Love | 1953

Egos clash between a movie star, his ballerina co-star, and their effete director, causing their show to bomb in out-of-town tryouts. The initial failure convinces the stars to work together – but can they turn their show into a Broadway hit? Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse headline this musical comedy about a Hollywood star’s return to the theater and the unexpected love he finds along the way.

Egos clash between a movie star, his ballerina co-star, and their effete director, causing their show to bomb in out-of-town tryouts. The initial failure convinces the stars to work together – but can they turn their show into a Broadway hit? Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse headline this musical comedy about a Hollywood star’s return to the theater and the unexpected love he finds along the way.

Details

Actor
Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray, Jack Buchanan
Director
Vincente Minnelli
Producer
Arthur Freed
Writer
Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Howard Deitz, Arthur Schwartz