The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)

In 1911, minor stage comic, Vernon Castle meets the stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they marry and then abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career together. While they're performing in Paris, an agent sees them rehearse and starts them on their brilliant career as the world's foremost ballroom dancers. However, at the height of their fame, World War I begins.

Directing:
  • H. C. Potter

Writing:
  • Richard Sherman
  • Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Dorothy Yost

Stars:
Release Date: 1939-03-29
themoviedb icon 7.1/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 93

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Ginger Rogers
Ginger Rogers
Irene Castle
Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
Vernon Castle
Edna May Oliver
Edna May Oliv...
Maggie Sutton
Walter Brennan
Walter Brenna...
Walter
Etienne Girardot
Etienne Girar...
Papa Aubel
Janet Beecher
Janet Beecher
Mrs. Foote
Rolfe Sedan
Rolfe Sedan
Emile Aubel
Leonid Kinskey
Leonid Kinske...
Artist
Robert Strange
Robert Strang...
Dr. Foote
Douglas Walton
Douglas Walto...
Student Pilot
Frances Mercer
Frances Merce...
Claire Ford
Victor Varconi
Victor Varcon...
Grand Duke
Donald MacBride
Donald MacBri...
Hotel Manager
Marge Champion
Marge Champio...
Irene's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Frank Faylen
Frank Faylen
Adjutant (uncredited)
George Irving
George Irving
Colonel's Aide (uncredited)
Theodore von Eltz
Theodore von...
(uncredited)
Max Barwyn
Max Barwyn
(uncredited)
Brooks Benedict
Brooks Benedi...
Stockbroker
Eugene Borden
Eugene Borden
Frenchman (uncredited)
Don Brodie
Don Brodie
Stage Manager (uncredited)
Tom Chatterton
Tom Chatterto...
Announcer (uncredited)
Adrienne D'Ambricourt
Adrienne D'Am...
French Landlady (uncredited)
Roy D'Arcy
Roy D'Arcy
Actor in "Patria" (uncredited)
Dick Elliott
Dick Elliott
Train Conductor (uncredited)
Billy Franey
Billy Franey
(uncredited)
Eleanor Hansen
Eleanor Hanse...
Irene's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Neal Hart
Neal Hart
(uncredited)
Russell Hicks
Russell Hicks
Colonel (uncredited)
Leyland Hodgson
Leyland Hodgs...
British Sergeant (uncredited)
Dorothy Lovett
Dorothy Lovet...
(uncredited)
Louis Mercier
Louis Mercier
French Singer (uncredited)
Frank Mills
Frank Mills
Frank (uncredited)
Leonard Mudie
Leonard Mudie
British Officer (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor
Frank O'Conno...
(uncredited)
Steve Pendleton
Steve Pendlet...
Adjutant (uncredited)
Jack Richardson
Jack Richards...
Old Man in Montage (uncredited)
Jean Sablon
Jean Sablon
Piano Specialty (uncredited)
Kay Sutton
Kay Sutton
Girl with Stockbrokers (uncredited)
William Worthington
William Worth...
Man Reading Newspaper (uncredited)
Poppy Wilde
Poppy Wilde
Guest with Grand Duke (uncredited)
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