Fred Astaire

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Berle Adams

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Berle Adams on how the television special An Evening With Fred Astaire came to be
Berle Adams on the controversy over Fred Astaire winning the Emmy for Best Actor for An Evening With Fred Astaire

Vince Calandra

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Vince Calandra on one of his favorite guests on The Michael Douglas Show - Fred Astaire
Vince Calandra on a photo of Fred Astaire

Dick Cavett

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Dick Cavett on his talk shows as historical documents
Dick Cavett on interviewing songwriters on his PBS talk show

Cyd Charisse

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Cyd Charisse on appearing in the feature "The Bandwagon" with Fred Astaire 
Cyd Charisse on working with Fred Astaire in the feature "Silk Stockings" and on acting in the feature "Party Girl"

Janis Paige with Emerson College

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Janis Paige on appearing in "Silk Stockings" with Fred Astaire

Mike Douglas

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Mike Douglas on having Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly on The Mike Douglas Show

Nanette Fabray

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Nanette Fabray on appearing with Fred Astaire in The Man in the Santa Claus Suit, and on working with him in the feature "The Band Wagon"

Fred Foy

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Fred Foy on meeting Fred Astaire when he was a guest on The Dick Cavett Show and getting to meet his idols while working as an announcer on that show

Sandra Gimpel

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Sandra Gimpel on an interaction she had with Fred Astaire on the set of "Towering Inferno"

Eddie Foy III

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Eddie Foy III on casting Fred Astaire in The Man in the Santa Claus Suit

Norman Lear

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Norman Lear on meeting Fred Astaire

Richard Lewis

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Richard Lewis on producing a pilot for Fred Astaire and Barrie Chase
Richard Lewis on Edward G. Robertson, Fred Astaire, and George Schaeffer

Bob Mackie

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Bob Mackie on The Fred Astaire Show

Barney McNulty

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Barney McNulty on working with Fred Astaire

Walter C. Miller

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Walter C. Miller on directing 'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous, 'S Gershwin, starring Jack Lemmon and Fred Astaire for which he won an Emmy Award

Arthur Rankin, Jr.

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Arthur Rankin Jr. on producing Santa Claus is Coming to Town with Fred Astaire and Mickey Rooney

Marian Rees

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Marian Rees on to work as a production assistant on An Evening With Fred Astaire 

Sidney Sheldon

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Sidney Sheldon on working with the cast of "Easter Parade" (which he wrote)

George Sunga

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George Sunga on producing the Fred Astaire special Make Mine Red White and Blue

Barbara Walters

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Barbara Walters on the difficulty of interviewing Fred Astaire

Ruth Warrick

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Ruth Warrick on various people she's worked with in her career - Fred Astaire

Bud Yorkin

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Bud Yorkin on writing, producing, and directing An Evening with Fred Astaire

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