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Fred Astaire & George Murphy – Please Don’t Monkey with Broadway

Broadway Melody of 1940 is a 1940 MGM movie musical starring Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell and George Murphy. It was directed by Norman Taurog and features music by Cole Porter, including “Begin the Beguine“.

The film was the fourth and final entry in MGM’s “Broadway Melody” series of films, and is notable for being the only on-screen pairing of Astaire and Powell, who were considered the finest movie musical dancers of their time.

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