The Fred Astaire show

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The Fred Astaire show
Astaire, Fred (Producer)
Astaire, Fred (Performer)
Chase, Barrie (Performer)
Mendes, Sergio (Musician)
Hefti, Neal (Musician)
Ross, Herbert, 1927-2001 (Choreographer)
Scheerer, Robert, 1929- (Director)
Herb Ross Dancers (Dancer)
Simon and Garfunkel (Performer)
Young-Holt Unlimited (Performer)
Ava Productions (Producer)
NBC Television Network (Broadcaster)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1968
Place: U.S.
Publisher: NBC-TV
Table of Contents
Production numbers: Fred; Astaire solo with titles -- Oh, you beautiful doll; Astaire and Barrie Chase -- Jazz dance; Astaire taps and then dances to the Young-Holt Trio -- Beatles medley; Barrie Chase and Dancers -- The look of love; Astaire and Chase perform to the music of Sergio Mendes -- Simon and Garfunkel medley; Astaire and Chase dance to the duo's music -- Chinatown, and Limehouse blues; Astaire, Chase, and Dancers -- Astaire medley; Astaire sings some classic songs, and dances Top hat with the Gordian Knot -- Fred; reprise with Astaire and Chase.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7735
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-658 (former)
Television programs
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: NBC-TV ; produced by Ava Productions ; directed by Robert Scheerer ; produced by Fred Astaire and Gil Rodin ; choreography by Herbert Ross.
Performers: Featuring Fred Astaire, with guests Barrie Chase, Simon and Garfunkel, Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66, Young-Holt Unlimited, The Gordian Knot, the Herb Ross Dancers, and Neil Hefti and His Orchestra.
Venue: Telecast by NBC Television on February 7, 1968.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (60 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY847039460-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12160587
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 609b9ff0-8041-0135-d9e8-0009a76ec7d3
Rights Statement
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  • 1968: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Fred Astaire show" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1968.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Fred Astaire show" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 21, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1968). The Fred Astaire show Retrieved from

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The Fred Astaire show