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Royal Wedding (1951) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Stanley Donen and produced by Arthur Freed.

Academy Awards 1951 --- Ceremony Number 24 (source: AMPAS)

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Best Music - SongMusic by Burton Lane; Lyrics by Alan Jay LernerNominated
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Musical Monday: Royal Wedding (1951)

on Jun 10, 2019 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Royal Wedding ? Musical #55 ... Read full article


Royal Wedding (1951)

By Amanda Garrett on May 20, 2018 From Old Hollywood Films

Jane Powell and Fred Astaire in a publicity still for Royal Wedding (1951). This article is part of The MGM Musical Magic Blogathon hosted by Hometowns to Hollywood. If you can't enough of the nuptials of the United Kingdom's Prince Harry and American actor Meghan Markle, why not celebrate the... Read full article


Royal Wedding (1951)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 5, 2016 From 4 Star Films

The Wedding of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip was a once in a lifetime experience. They’re still together to this day and yet when they got married she was not even queen yet. It’s hard to believe. It’s only fitting that a momentous occasion ?like that would get a film, and Sta... Read full article


Royal Wedding (1951)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 5, 2016 From 4 Star Films

The Wedding of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip was a once in a lifetime experience. They’re still together to this day and yet when they got married she was not even queen yet. It’s hard to believe. It’s only fitting that a momentous occasion like that would get a film, and Stan... Read full article


Royal Wedding (1951)

By Cameron on Dec 16, 2015 From The Blonde At The Film

via: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/2942/Royal-Wedding/#tcmarcp-142284 Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own. No, not that royal wedding. And this movie isn’t really about a royal wedding at all, though then-Princess Elizabeth’s nuptials to Philip Mountbatten in 1947 form the bac... Read full article


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Quotes from

Ellen Bowen: Didn't your mother never teach you no manners?
Tom Bowen: I never had no mother. We was too poor.


Tom Bowen: You should have seen your face when you saw me.
Anne Ashmond: How did I look?
Tom Bowen: As if I were a dentist.


Chester: Have you ever considered getting married, sir?
Tom Bowen: I was engaged once.
Chester: What happened?
Tom Bowen: The girl changed her mind at the last minute.


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Facts about

The story was loosely based on the real-life partnership of Fred Astaire and his sister, Adele Astaire. In real life, Adele Astaire married Lord Charles Cavendish, son of the Duke of Devonshire, just as Jane Powell, playing Fred's sister, marries an English Lord at the end of this film.
The idea of dancing with a clothes tree had been suggested to Astaire earlier by Hermes Pan.
The shop name "Harridge's" is an amalgamation of "Harrod's" and "Claridge's"
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