Classical 91.5

Fascinatin' Rhythm: Two Kinds of Musicals, 02/27/21

Feb 22, 2021


2/27      Episode # 2109

Two Kinds of Musicals. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers at RKO helped us escape the Depression with the elegant dances they did on fairy tale white Art Deco sets. At the same time, the contract players at Warner Bros acted out in song the dance the everyday struggles of kids trying to land jobs in a Broadway chorus. Both from the 1930s.