The screenplay was written by George Marion Jr. Robert Benchley , H. Hanemann, and Stanley Rauh made uncredited contributions to the dialogue. Webb and Samuel Hoffenstein  from an unproduced play by J. Hartley Manners. The stage version included many songs by Cole Porter , which were left out of the film, except for " Night and Day ".
FRED ASTAIRE, THE ULTIMATE DANCER, DIES
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The famed dancer died 12 years ago, and the battle of his work began. During his lifetime, Fred Astaire epitomized grace, elegance, and the sublimity of style. In death, however, he left behind a decidedly earthbound legacy of messy squabbles over the control of his image. The disparity was, in Astaire terms, night and day.
Even though several movies are released every year, old movies have a very particular charm to me. I enjoy them a bit too much, and I have managed to learn numerous things through them. My younger sister is planning on applying for cinema school at the end of next year. The entrance exam for the university she wants to go to is known to be quite difficult, so she is making a point to watch as many films as she can as a complement to the exam materials.
At the age of 81, in , he married Robyn Smith. In , he died and was survived by his wife, Robyn. He married Phyllis Potter in Together, they had two children together, son Fred Astaire Jr.