Hannah Hyam

Fred and Ginger: The Astaire-Rogers Partnership 1934–1938 by Hannah Hyam (Brighton: Pen Press, 2007), £15.00.

Astaire and Rogers are most renowned for their peerless dance duets, but their skills as performers and their remarkable rapport are equally apparent in their acting and singing. Fred and Ginger analyses all three aspects of their partnership in depth, illuminating the qualities that give it such timeless appeal.