A Damsel in Distress
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"A Damsel in Distress" is a 1937 English-themed Hollywood musical comedy film starring Fred Astaire, Joan Fontaine, George Burns, and Gracie Allen. With a screenplay by P. G. Wodehouse, loosely based on his novel of the same name, music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin, it is directed by George Stevens. It is the second Astaire musical directed by Stevens; the first was Swing Time.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producer: Pandro S. Berman
- art direction by Van Nest Polglase
- cinematography by Joseph H. August
- music by George Gershwin
- genres: Musical, Black-and-white, Musical comedy, Comedy
- With Sword in Hand He Goes to the Head of the Clash!
- Mad adventure...daring deeds...white hot love with music! Your toes will tingle as you laugh...
- By George, they're Gracier than ever...in this tune filled, girl thrilled, rousing show!
- released on (78 years ago)
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by Robert Allen
damsel a damsel in distress a young woman in difficulty or danger: with allusion to literary uses in romances about ...
by Theodore Libbey
A Damsel in Distress, and The Goldiuyn Follies.
by Eric Michael Mazur
a damsel in distress (Andromeda and the sea monster), gender anxiety (the ...
by Eric Partridge
called A Damsel in Distress. Ira Gershwin has since credited the phrase to the Punch cartoonist George Belcher, according to Benny Green, reviewing the first ed. of this book in Spectator, 10 Sep. 1977. nicely. See: that will do. nicer. See: it ...
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