You'll Never Get Rich
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You'll Never Get Rich
You'll Never Get Rich was the first of two films made by Fred Astaire at Columbia, and also the first in which he was paired with his favorite female dancing partner--not Ginger Rogers or Cyd Charisse, but Rita Hayworth. Fred and Rita play a team of Broadway dancers whose partnership is abruptly rent asunder when Fred is drafted into the Army. Unable to adapt to military routine, Astaire frequently ends up in the guardhouse; during one of these visits, he and the Delta Rhythm Boys collaborate on the lively song-and-dance number "The A-starable Rag." Back to the plot: Rita shows… More

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"The first teaming of Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth has some nice numbers by Cole Porter, but it's not as good a musical as their second and last one."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Lesser Astaire, but still way above average for any musical."
‑ Steve Crum,
"A leaden musical/comedy, built around a series of misunderstandings."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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