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Carefree (1938) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Mark Sandrich and produced by Pandro S. Berman.

Academy Awards 1938 --- Ceremony Number 11 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionVan Nest PolglaseNominated
Best Music - ScoringVictor BaravalleNominated
Best Music - SongMusic and Lyrics by Irving BerlinNominated
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Dance Comigo / Carefree (1938)

By Lê on Jul 22, 2018 From Critica Retro

Dance Comigo / Carefree (1938) Fred Astaire e Ginger Rogers podem fazem algum filme ruim? Talvez. No final dos anos 30, Fred foi uma das várias estrelas de cinema chamadas de “veneno de bilheteria”, após o fracasso de alguns de seus filmes. “Dance Comigo” foi um destes... Read full article


Ginger wreaks havoc and wins Fred in... Carefree (1938)

By Michaela on Dec 4, 2015 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

Today I was hoping to talk about Kiss Me, Kate as part of the "Try It, You'll Like It!" Blogathon. Sadly, my laptop got a virus and I can't get it fixed until Sunday. I still have more to write and more screenshots to take and it just wasn't looking like I would make the deadline in time. Although I... Read full article


Bing Crosby's Wild and Carefree Days

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 7, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

For our latest addition to the Movie Magazine Article Collection, we have unearthed this very entertaining article from a great issue...the December 1935 edition of Modern Screen magazine. In addition to this juicy write-up, other articles in this issue included "Women with Careers Should Be Shot!" ... Read full article


Bing Crosby's Wild and Carefree Days

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 7, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

For our latest addition to the Movie Magazine Article Collection, we have unearthed this very entertaining article from a great issue...the December 1935 edition of Modern Screen magazine. In addition to this juicy write-up, other articles in this issue included "Women with Careers Should Be Shot!" ... Read full article


Bing Crosby's Wild and Carefree Days

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jun 7, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

For our latest addition to the Movie Magazine Article Collection, we have unearthed this very entertaining article from a great issue...the December 1935 edition of Modern Screen magazine. In addition to this juicy write-up, other articles in this issue included "Women with Careers Should Be Shot!" ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Aunt Cora: Hattie, have you ever been married?
Hattie: No Ma'am, but I been engaged.
Aunt Cora: Oh, just as good.
Hattie: No Ma'am... it's a lot better.


Amanda Cooper: [under hypnosis] Dr. Flagg is a horrible monster! Men like him should be shot down like dogs! Shot down like dogs! Shot down like dogs!


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Facts about

The eighth (of ten) dancing partnership of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
A comic scene in which psychiatrist Tony Flagg (Fred Astaire) attempts to analyze a light-headed patient (Grace Hayle) was deleted from the release print.
In her 1991 autobiography, "Ginger: My Story," Miss Rogers related that the entire film originally was planned for Technicolor. However, other sources, including Arlene Croce's "The Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers Book," a lauded study published in 1972, maintained that just one Irving Berlin song, "I Used to Be Color Blind," would have bust into Technicolor during the dance. Miss Croce explained that color tests were shot, but their quality was poor, so the scheme was dropped.
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