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by Irene Castle


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The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle is a 1939 American biographical musical comedy directed by .

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle is a 1939 American biographical musical comedy directed by . The film is based on the stories My Husband and My Memories of Vernon Castle, by Irene Castle. The movie was adapted by Oscar Hammerstein II, Dorothy Yost and Richard Sherman.

Vernon and Irene Castle were a husband-and-wife team of ballroom dancers and dance teachers who appeared on Broadway and in silent films in the early 20th century. Castle was a stage name: Vernon (2 May 1887 – 15 February 1918) was born William Vernon Blyth in Norwich, Norfolk, England. Irene (17 April 1893 – 25 January 1969) was born Irene Foote in New Rochelle, New York.

The story of married couple Irene Castle and Vernon Castle, sensational ballroom dancers prior to World War . where, instead, he meets stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they're married; at Irene's insistence, they abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career, which attempt only lands them in Paris without a sou.

Born: April 17, 1893 New Rochelle, New York Died: January 29, 1969 Eureka Springs, Arkansas American dancer. Ballroom dancers Vernon and Irene Castle led the craze for ragtime and Broadway routines adopted as social dances in the years before World War I (1914–18). Vernon Castle was born Vernon William Blythe in Norwich, England, on May 2, 1887.

Vernon and Irene Castle popularized ragtime dancing in the years just before World War I and made dancing a respectable pastime .

Vernon and Irene Castle popularized ragtime dancing in the years just before World War I and made dancing a respectable pastime in America. Eve Golden writes an engaging story filled with interesting tidbits of information about her subjects and the period in which they were most well-known. ―Renée Camus, Founder and Artistic Director of Centuries Historical Dance.

Vernon and Irene Castle were a husband-and-wife team of ballroom .

Vernon and Irene Castle were a husband-and-wife team of ballroom dancers and dance teachers. The Castles projected their delight in dancing with each other and made the new dances look easy. The Castles sailed back to New York after six months in Paris. They were booked by Louis Martin for his fashionable Café de l'Opera, and New York went dance crazy over the Castles.

The film is based on the stories My Husband and My Memories of Vernon Castle, by Irene Castle. The Castles appeared in a newsreel called Social and Theatrical Dancing in 1914 and wrote a bestselling instructional book, Modern Dancing that year. The pair starred in a feature film called The Whirl of Life, well received by critics and public alike.

A great shot of Fred and Ginger (with doggie) while filming The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle, 1939. fred astaire ginger rogers dog the story of vernon and irene castle 30s old hollywood.

Aspiring dancer Irene (Ginger Rogers) convinces vaudevillian Vernon Castle (Fred Astaire) to give up his comic act for . With their fame steadily rising, the Castles seem on top of the world.

Aspiring dancer Irene (Ginger Rogers) convinces vaudevillian Vernon Castle (Fred Astaire) to give up his comic act for something more serious: ballroom dancing. Together, they work on perfecting their dance routine and take the act to Paris. It's a rocky road at first, but, after a knockout appearance at the Café de Paris, the duo become a sensation. But the outbreak of World War I threatens everything.


Guernsey Story download epub
Author: Irene Castle
ISBN: 0709155549
Category: Romance
Language: English
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd (July 8, 1976)
Pages: 192 pages