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Synonyms for Astaire

United States dancer and cinema actor noted for his original and graceful tap dancing (1899-1987)


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Her most memorable moment in the film "The Band Wagon" came in the song "Triplets" in which she, Astaire and co-star Jack Buchanan were clad in baby clothes, including big white bonnets, and sat in three high chairs in front of a cartoonish backdrop.
He was one of the first snappers invited into stars' homes capturing, among others, Astaire playing pool.
On the Fred Astaire theme, I enjoyed reading the star's autobiography, Steps In Time.
In his role, Astaire will be responsible for senior UK clients and will continue as vice chairman of banking for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
For the past 10 days I've been looking at clips of Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, the Nicolas Brothers and Sammy Davies Junior to see what they did to make the audience like their performance," he said.
Music Master fared much better than Astaire in last summer's top sprints, adding a fine third place in Haydock's Sprint Cup to his fourth behind Sole Power in the Diamond Jubilee.
Astaire's solo "Drum Crazy" showcases his special blend of grace and intricate footwork, and "A Couple of Swells" captures the slapdash charm of Astaire and Garland as a team.
Decker convincingly portrays Astaire as a performer whose main activity was not just dance and song, but who was dedicated, specifically to jazz dance and music; so specifically, in fact, that if jazz were removed I ruin Astaire's repertoire, little remain.
In spite of his recent jilting by the third member of their former act, Astaire quickly rejects that advice: "I've got to have a partner
The prize possession of Mrs Gladys Coffeegrinder, 53, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is an umbrella which she maintains does not look much like the late Mr Fred Astaire.
Exhibit A: this pinup from 1 938's screwball comedy Carefree, one of 10 pictures she made with Fred Astaire.
British investment banking firm Astaire Group (LON:ASTR) said Tuesday it has concluded the sale of Rowan Dartington & Co (RD), a Bristol-based client wealth management and stockbroking business, to a private investor consortium led by Graham Coxell.
John Wilson, who was on the box for a sold-out Sinatra tribute concert at the hall last night, returns to his favourite stomping ground in two weeks to celebrate that other giant of 20th century song (and dance) - Fred Astaire.
Global Banking News-October 18, 2010--Canada's Northland Capital acquires Astaire Securities(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.