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Hermes PanThe Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire$
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John Franceschina

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199754298

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754298.001.0001

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The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

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(p.52) 4 The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire
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Hermes Pan
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John Franceschina

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754298.003.0004

With The Gay Divorcee, Pan begins a seven-year association with RKO that includes the choreography for every Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers musical through The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle, though he wins the Academy Award for Best Choreography with the “Fun House” number from the non-Astaire-Rogers Damsel in Distress. Throughout his tenure at the studio, Pan also designed dances for non-musical films such as A Dog of Flanders, Stage Door where he worked with Ann Miller and Ginger Rogers, Becky Sharp, and a variety of Katharine Hepburn films including Mary of Scotland and Quality Street.

Keywords:   The Gay Divorcee, RKO, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, A Dog of Flanders, Stage Door, Ann Miller, Becky Sharp, Katharine Hepburn, Mary of Scotland

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