FRED ASTAIRE and RITA HAYWORTH are paired for the second time in their careers (their first outing was in You’ll Never Get Rich) in this knock-out musical. Astaire plays a dancer on Broadway who finds himself at a loose end in Buenos Aires. He attempts to find work at a top hotel in the city only to find himself embroiled in the proprietor’s marriage plans for his daughter (Hayworth).
USA | 97 minutes | 1942
Director: William A. Seiter
Script: Sixto Pondal Ríos Carlos A. Olivari Michael Fessier Ernest Pagano Delmer Daves
Fred Astaire as Robert ‘Bob’ Davis
Rita Hayworth as Maria Acuña
Adolphe Menjou as Eduardo Acuña
Xavier Cugat as Himself
Isobel Elsom as Mrs. Maria Castro
Leslie Brooks as Cecy Acuña
Adele Mara as Lita Acuña
Gus Schilling as Fernando
Barbara Brown as Mrs. Delfina Acuña
Douglas Leavitt as Juan Castro
Kirk Alyn as Julia’s Groom
Larry Arnold as Wedding Guest
Stanley Brown as Roddy – Cecy’s Boyfriend
George Bunny as Flower Man
Catherine Craig as Julia Acuña – the Bride
Mary Field as Louise – the Acuña Maid
George Ford as Wedding Guest
James Ford as One of Maria’s Suitors
Kathleen Howard as Grandmother Acuña
Frank McClure as Wedding Guest
Hans Moebus as Wedding Guest
Edmund Mortimer as Wedding Guest
Barry Norton as One of Maria’s Suitors
Larry Parks as Tony – Lita’s Boyfriend
Ralph Peters as Chauffeur
Ellinor Vanderveer as Horse Race Spectator
Dave Willock as Hotel Acuña Bellboy
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