The Band Wagon

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Director

Vincente Minnelli

Cast

Fred Astaire as Tony Hunter

Cyd Charisse as Gabrielle Gerard

Oscar Levant as Lester Marton

Nanette Fabray as Lily Marton

Jack Buchanan as Jeffrey Cordova

James Mitchell as Paul Byrd

Robert Gist as Hal Benton

Writers

Betty Comden (story)

Adolph Green (story)


Summary

An aging musical star hopes a Broadway show will restart his career. However, the play's director wants to make it a pretentious retelling of the Faust legend and brings in a prima ballerina who clashes with the star.

Genre

Musical, Romance, Comedy

Released

August 7, 1953

Runtime

1hr 52min

MPAA

Not Rated

Additional Credits

Executive Producers

Producers