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Basics Critics:71Viewers:67Rusty:78
Category: Drama, Music/MusicalNotable as: Backstage MusicalSub-Category: Musical, Black-and-white, Romance Film, Backstage Musical, Musical DramaNarrative location: New York CityRuntime: 102 - 103 minutesColor: black-and-whiteLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Norman TaurogScreenwriter: George Oppenheimer, Preston SturgesMusic: Cole PorterCinematography: Oliver T. Marsh, Joseph RuttenbergStars: Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Frank Morgan, Ian Hunter, Florence Rice, Jean Del Val, Joseph Crehan, Lynne Carver, Herman Bing Producer: Jack CummingsStudio: Metro-Goldwyn-MayerAward details: (details at IMDb)

Broadway Melody of 1940 is a 1940 MGM movie musical starring Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell and George Murphy. It was directed by Norman Taurog and features music by Cole Porter, including "Begin the Beguine". The film was the fourth and final entry in MGM's "Broadway Melody" series of films, and is notable for being the only on-screen pairing of Astaire and Powell, who were considered the finest movie musical dancers of their time.

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