Ginger Rogers

In this unedited interview, Ginger Rogers talks about working with Fred Astaire and remembers the films they made together. Rogers explains how film-making was affected by the censorship rules and recalls the punishing rehearsal schedules that lay behind the seemingly effortless routines created on screen. She also discusses her position as a single woman in Hollywood and how this impacted on her off-screen friendships.

This unedited interview is presented as it was originally recorded. Therefore, there are changes in the sound levels and there may be some interruptions and interference from background noise. Extracts from this recording were used in the 1975 radio programme 'The Fred Astaire Story'.

Recorded circa 1974.

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