Flying Down to the Rio


Dir. Thornton Freeland (1933).
History is made here. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers were teamed for the first time, albeit as second bananas, while, through the miracle of rear-screen projection, a dozen chorus girls kicked up their legs on the wings of a biplane en route to Brazil.

Tue., Aug. 17, 3, 6:45 & 10:30 p.m., 2010