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Directed by Vincente Minnelli, this charming musical comedy that echoes "Faust" stars Fred Astaire as a washed-up movie star hoping to return to the limelight as the lead in a new Broadway show. While dealing with difficult co-star Cyd Charisse, Astaire finds his comeback threatened when flamboyant director Jack Buchanan throws the production into turmoil. Songs include "Dancing in the Dark," "Shine on Your Shoes," "Thats Entertainment." With Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray. 112 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French; audio commentary; theatrical trailers; "making of" documentary; documentary; musical outtakes; bonus short "Jack Buchanan with The Glee Quartet." Two-disc set.
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Enjoyed this classic musical. Astair and Cyd Charisse! It doesn't get much better than that! Read more
This is one of my favourite musicals, with lots of Cyd Charisse and Fred Astaire. The musical numbers are a mix of beauty and riotous humour. Read morePublished on Dec 30 2010 by Dana Shaw
Astaire & buddies decide to put on a travelling show. This somewhat defiant response to Gene Kelly's forward looking & somewhat cynical Singin in the Rain, provided a big... Read morePublished on June 1 2004 by J
This movie came out a year or two after Singing in the Rain. Fred meant it to be his answer to that movie. Many people remember the Gene Kelly movie but not this one. Read morePublished on May 21 2004
The Band Wagon is a very good movie!
It's list of musical numbers include, That's Entertainment!, The Girl Hunt, and Triplets. Read more
No movie musical comes close to the Band Wagon. The film is physically stunning and varied in terms of musical numbers. In fact, it's fantastic in every department. Read morePublished on April 2 2004
In my opinion, I think that 'The Bandwagon' is one of the best and certainly the funniest musicals of all time. Cyd and Fred sparkle on screen. The plot is classic, but wonderful. Read morePublished on Feb. 4 2004
A muddled Fred Astaire musical, which starts out with a brilliant opening sequence wherein Tony Hunter, a thinly-veiled Astaire stand-in, returns to a modern, new, 1950s New York,... Read morePublished on Jan. 27 2003 by DJ Joe Sixpack