KISS ME, STUPID
1964, Park Circus/MGM, 126 min, USA, Dir: Billy Wilder

On the way from Las Vegas to Los Angeles, big-shot lounge singer Dino (Dean Martin) becomes stranded in Climax, Nevada. When local aspiring musicians (Ray Walston and Cliff Osmond) catch word of this, they sabotage Dino’s car and attempt to provide ingratiating entertainment in the form of local bar floozy Polly the Pistol (Kim Novak). With Felicia Farr and music by Ira and George Gershwin.


SHALL WE DANCE
2011, Warner Bros., 109 min, USA, Dir: Mark Sandrich

Fred Astaire is an American ballet dancer who falls for a tap-dancing Ginger Rogers, who does not return his affections. The laughter begins when a publicity stunt is launched to prove they are married. George and Ira Gershwin score their first Hollywood musical, featuring songs “Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off” and “You Can’t Take That Away From Me.”


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