Astaire, Fred. (1899-1987) & Powell, Jane. (1929-2021)

Signed Photograph in "Royal Wedding"

Signed photograph of the American dancer movie stars mid-dance in the 1951 musical comedy film Royal Wedding.  Powell and Astaire have both signed to the lower portion of the image.  In very fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.).

While Astaire was attached to star in Royal Wedding from the start, casting for the other lead went through a number of changes.  June Allyson became pregnant and was replaced by Judy Garland, who would only work half days during rehearsals and started calling out sick when principal photography began.  Her contract with MGM was terminated as a result, and she was replaced by Powell.  Today, Royal Wedding is best remembered for the scene in which Astaire dances on the walls and ceiling. (21215)

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