The Gay Divorcee
The Gay Divorcee (1934)

One of the finest Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals ever made, this film stars Rogers as a woman seeking a divorce. She travels to an English seaside resort, pursued by the love-stricken Astaire, whom she mistakes for the hired… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 24, 2006
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gabe Leibowitz
Film and Felt

The Gay Divorcee offers a terrific mix of wit, humor, and, of course, song-and-dance.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

As far as musical comedies go, this one wasn't musical enough.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

The second, charming teaming of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, probably his best dancing partner

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Just fast forward to the dance numbers and you'll be in heaven.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Aimed at cheering up a Depression audience--which it does do with animated song and dance numbers.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not the best Fred and Ginger film, but not far from it. The 17 minute "Continental" is a stunner.

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
This movie is really funny in some scenes, but the song and dance numbers are silly, and I just couldn't take it.
Brian R
It's a terrific movie and a terrific musical. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers shine throughout. Rogers isn't as charismatic as Astaire is and Astaire… More
John Ballantine
Astaire and Rogers often developed movies around dance numbers. In some cases it is annoying. In this case, it is entertaining. Although someone limited in… More
Cinema Films
Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire were the very personification of the Hollywood dancing team. The film is a comedy of mistaken identitties in which Rogers… More