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The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)

PG 1939-03-29 (US) DramaMusicRomanceWar 1h 33m
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Dazzling entertainment rainbowed by memory's most haunting hit melodies!


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.

  1. H. C. Potter


  2. Richard Sherman


  3. Irene Castle


Top Billed Cast

  1. Fred Astaire

    Fred Astaire

    Vernon Castle

  2. Ginger Rogers

    Ginger Rogers

    Irene Castle

  3. Edna May Oliver

    Edna May Oliver

    Maggie Sutton

  4. Walter Brennan

    Walter Brennan


  5. Lew Fields

    Lew Fields

    Lew Fields

  6. Etienne Girardot

    Etienne Girardot

    Papa Aubel

  7. Janet Beecher

    Janet Beecher

    Mrs. Foote

  8. Rolfe Sedan

    Rolfe Sedan

    Emile Aubel

  9. Leonid Kinskey

    Leonid Kinskey


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The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $1,196,000.00

Revenue $1,825,000.00


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