The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle


In 1911, Vernon Castle, minor stage comic meets stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they're married. They abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career, which lands them in Paris without a sou. Fortunately, agent Maggie Sutton hears them rehearse and starts them on their brilliant career as the world's foremost ballroom dancers. But at the height of their fame, World War I begins...

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  1. Irene Castle


  2. Richard Sherman


  3. H. C. Potter


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  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. LF

    Lew Fields

    Lew Fields

  6. Etienne Girardot

    Etienne Girardot

    Papa Aubel

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • March 29, 1939



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