Royal Wedding (1951)

Jane Powell Keeps Up with Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford Goes Shoeless, & Sarah Churchill Can't Dance. From 1951, it's Royal Wedding.
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In the meantime, enjoy watching Fred Astaire’s iconic ceiling dance below.  Fred dreamed of creating a dance like this since the 1920s, and in Royal Wedding (1951), he finally got his chance.

The illusion of Fred dancing on the ceiling was created by a using a specially built set/dance floor within a rotating drum.

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And while you’re here, take a look at Fred’s & Jane’s most celebrated dance from the film. 

Commendably, Jane keeps up with the legendary Fred, and infuses the dance with so much personality she just about steals the scene.

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