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The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Charles Walters and produced by Arthur Freed and Roger Edens.

Academy Awards 1949 --- Ceremony Number 22 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best CinematographyHarry StradlingNominated
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The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)

on Jul 29, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film

Originally published September 11th, 2013 The Barkleys of Broadway, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers’ last film together as well as their only one in color, probably wasn’t the one I should have started with; that or I’m not going to enjoy their earlier work.  The Barkleys of Broadwa... Read full article


The Barkleys of Broadway (1949)

By Beatrice on Jun 12, 2015 From Flickers in Time

The Barkleys of Broadway Directed by Charles Walters Written by Betty Comden and Adolph Green 1949/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/Amazon Instant I can only imagine how this reunion of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers affected 1949 audiences.  I was sad just to think I won’t be watchi... Read full article


The Barkleys Of Broadway (1949)

By Kayla on Jul 16, 2014 From The Cinema Dilettante

The Barkleys Of Broadway (1949) July 16, 2014 / The Cinema Dilettante HAPPY GINGER ROGERS’ BIRTHDAY, MOVIE NERDS! Now, let us celebrate with a little (lot of) appreciation for The Barkleys Of Broadway. (Allow yourself some time, dear reader, while I recover from the preciou... Read full article


The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) (1)

on Sep 11, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

The Barkleys of Broadway, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers‘ last film together as well as their only one in color, probably wasn’t the one I should have started with; that or I’m not going to enjoy their earlier work.  The Barkleys of Broadway feels like a lot of “been there, d... Read full article


The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) (2)

By Emily on May 21, 2013 From The Vintage Cameo

In case it’s not obvious, I’m sort of cheating on my That’s Entertainment watchlist, because I’m starting with all the movies that have multiple entries first, so it’s more satisfying to check off. This will catch up to me later, but for now it works. The Barkleys on Br... Read full article


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Ezra Millar: Thank you. I'm touched, the piano's touched, and Tchaikovsky's touched.


Ezra Miller: I find that girl completely resistible.


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There is music playing in the background when Fred Astaire's Josh Barkley tells Oscar Levant's Ezra Millar that Jacques Barredout is a bad director for Ginger Rogers's Dinah Barkley. The song is "This Heart of Mine," which Astaire performed with Lucille Bremer in Ziegfeld Follies.
The tenth (of ten) dancing partnership of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and the only one made at MGM.
Mahlon Hamilton made an uncredited appearance as a doorman. He had been making movies for years, way back in 1919 starring as Jarvis Pendelton in Daddy-Long-Legs. Six years after this film Fred Astaire went on to play the same role
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