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The Band Wagon

The Band Wagon(1953)

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Brief Synopsis

A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.

Cast & Crew

Fred Astaire Tony Hunter
Cyd Charisse Gabrielle Gerard
Oscar Levant Lester Marton
Nanette Fabray Lily Marton
Jack Buchanan Jeffrey Cordova
James Mitchell Paul Byrd
Robert Gist Hal Benton
Thurston Hall Col. Tripp
Ava Gardner Herself
Leroy Daniels Shoe shine boy
Dee Turnell Girl in troupe

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 9 Jul 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  AFI Library; EB; Paige
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono )Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  111-12 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,074    
Duration(reels):  13    

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  • Ehh.. Trying to get aboard the Band Wagon

    John 2019-03-29

    Just some thoughts. The film misses the mark yet keeps you watching. Plot is better than average for a musical. Score is forgettable but for the obvious... MORE>

  • On the Band Wagon

    Nina 2019-03-11

    Very funny and clever satire on Broadway musicals with the priceless bonus of Fred Astaire dancing with Cyd Charrisse. What could be more fun? Jack... MORE>

  • Fred ueber alles

    Anthony 2019-03-11

    The best musical ever made is neither Singin' in the Rain nor Bandwagon, it's Swing Time. I could never abide Gene Kelly constantly flashing his... MORE>