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The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle


The last of RKO's [[Performer~P80113~Fred Astaire~fredastaire]]-[[Performer~P61099~Ginger Rogers~gingerrogers]] vehicles, The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle is also the least typical. At their best playing carefree characters in gossamer-thin musical comedy plotlines, Fred and Ginger seem slightly ill at ease cast as the real-life dancing team of Vernon and Irene Castle. The stripped-to-essentials storyline boils down to novice dancer Irene (Rogers) convincing vaudeville comic Vernon (Astaire) to give...more