Just look at them dancing! That’s right, it’s Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the infamous 1936 romance Swing Time. I don’t know why it took me so long to watch this movie considering that this movie is the epitome of the old classic I like.
The dancing was truly amazing—they just don’t dance like that anymore. I was reminded of Holiday Inn and White Christmas, as well as Christmas in Connecticut because Frank Jenks made an appearance. You can check out their first dance on YouTube.
I wish I could dance like that … or maybe I could just dance with Fred Astaire!
I also was taken aback by the gorgeous dresses that Rogers wears. This one has rhinestones and a cape. A cape, people! It’s just so elegant, and of course Rogers is beautiful.
All in all this movie is probably one of my favorite on the list. I’d really like to get a copy of the DVD; it might get added to the Christmas wishlist.
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