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Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

Musical starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in their first screen partnership. Belina's uncle has been prohibited from having a floor show at his lavish hotel because of a Rio de Janeiro city ordinance. But the day is saved by staging a climactic 'Flying Down to Rio' number thousands of feet in the air.

Last on

Sat 10 Nov 2012 12:20 BBC Two


Fred Ayres
Fred Astaire
Honey Hale
Ginger Rogers
Roger Bond
Gene Raymond
Mr Butterbass
Eric Blore


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