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Band Wagon, The (1953) Movie Information

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Band Wagon, The (1953)
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Overall Rank:

5169

Avg. Rating:

2.68/4

# of Ratings:

22

Genres:

Comedy, Musical

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

08/07/1953

Director:

Vincente Minnelli

Actors:

Fred Astaire
Cyd Charisse
Oscar Levant
James Mitchell
Nanette Fabray
Jack Buchanan

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

An actor feels washed-up but is convinced to return to the stage for a "funny" little show. But when "artistic" director Jeffrey Cordova is brought on, he changes to show beyond recognition, including hiring prima ballerina to star opposite of our hero - and the two couldn't be more unhappy about the situation. Everything seems to be doomed... unless they can pull out a last-minute production miracle. -- Chris Kavan

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mitchellyoung 05/21/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Although not as thematically satisfying as other musicals, such as Singin' in the Rain, The Band Wagon is a fun, music-packed, colorful throwback from Hollywood's golden days of musicals. Astaire and Charisse share great on-screen chemistry and the film boasts some fun numbers (particularly the stylized noir-inspired piece that closes the film.)

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