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Royal Wedding

Release Date: March 8, 1951

Run Time: 93 mins

Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance

Color: Color

Country: USA

Director: Stanley Donen

Stars: Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Sara Churchill, Keenan Wyn

 

Synopsis: Brother and sister dance team Tom and Ellen Bowen (Fred Astaire and Jane Powell) are on their way to England when Ellen strikes up a shipboard romance with Lord John Brindale (Peter Lawford). Meanwhile, confirmed bachelor Tom grows smitten with dancer Anne Ashmond (Sarah Churchill). Will romance break up the act? This also happens to be the movie where Astaire dances on the ceiling, an act accomplished by building a set inside a revolving barrel, or "squirrel cage," and mounting the cameraman to an ironing board which could be rotated along with the room.

 

Format: Pro-Res, 23.98 fps, SD