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Can you name the all ten of the Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers movies?

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1933Characters' names were Fred Ayres (assistant band leader) and Honey Hale (vocalist for the same band), movie takes place in Miami and Rio de Janeiro, only movie Astaire and Rogers starred in together in which Rogers was billed higher than Astaire, Astaire's second movie (and first major role), included musical numbers such as 'Orchids in the Moonlight', 'Music Makes Me', and 'Carioca', top billing given to Dolores Del Rio and Gene Raymond
1934Characters' names were Guy Holden (famous dancer) and Mimi Glossop (former student), story takes place in Paris, London, and a seaside hotel in England, based off a Broadway play of a similar name in which Astaire starred, first Astaire-Rogers movie in which they were the main attraction, included numbers such as 'Needle in a Haystack', 'The Continental', and 'Night and Day', supporting actors included Edward Everett Horton, Alice Brady, Erik Rhodes, and Eric Blore
1935Characters' names are Huck Haines (dance band member) and Lizzie Gatz (club entertainer), movie takes place in Paris, based off a novel of a similar name and Broadway play of the same name, the only Astaire-Rogers movie to be remade with different actors, included numbers like 'I'll Be Hard to Handle', 'Smoke Gets In Your Eyes', and 'Yesterday', sharing top billing was Irene Dunne and supported by Randolph Scott
1935Characters' names were Jerry Travers (famous dancer) and Dale Tremont (model), movie takes place in London and Venice, widely thought of as the most successful of the Astaire-Rogers movies, well-known for the 'Feathers Incident', included numbers like 'No Strings(I'm Fancy Free)', 'Isn't This a Lovely Day', and 'Cheek to Cheek', supporting actors included Edward Everett Horton, Helen Broderick, Erik Rhodes, and Eric Blore
1936Characters' names are 'Bake' Baker (Navy sailor) and Sherry Martin (nightclub entertainer), movie takes place in San Francisco, very successful at the box office after immediately following Top Hat, included numbers like 'Let's Face the Music and Dance', 'Let Yourself Go', and 'I'm Putting All my Eggs in One Basket', supported by Randolph Scott, Harriet Hilliard, and Astrid Allwyn
1936Characters' names are John 'Lucky' Garnett (dancer and gambler) and Penny Carroll (dance instructor), movie takes place in New York City, widely considered as having the greatest dancing numbers in all Astaire-Rogers films, included numbers like 'Never Gonna Dance', 'The Way You Look Tonight', and 'A Fine Romance', supporting actors included Victor Moore, Helen Broderick, Georges Metaxa, and Eric Blore
1937Characters' names are Peter 'Petrov' Peters (famous ballet dancer) and Linda Keene (famous tap dancer), movie takes place in Paris and New York City, blended the styles of ballet and jazz into the dances, numbers included 'Let's Call the Whole Thing Off', 'Slap That Bass', and 'They Can't Take That Away from Me', supporting actors included Edward Everett Horton and Eric Blore
1938Characters' names are Dr. Tony Flagg (psychiatrist) and Amanda Cooper (radio singer), location is not established, but since Rogers' character is a radio singer, it could be said it takes place in New York City or Los Angeles, the shortest of the ten Astaire-Rogers movies, also had the least amount of dance numbers, featured Astaire's famous 'golf ball' number, included numbers such as 'I Used to be Colorblind', 'The Yam', and 'Change Partners', supporting actors included Ralph Bellamy, Luella Gear, and Jack Carson
1939Characters' names were Vernon Castle and Irene Castle (an ultra-famous dance team of their time), movie takes place in Paris and various cities in Europe and the United States, only Astaire-Rogers film to be set back in time (1910s into World War I), only Astaire-Rogers film to be a biopic, supporting actors included Walter Brennan, Edna May Oliver, and Lew Fields
1949Characters' names are Josh and Dinah Barkley (famous musical comedy team), movie takes place in New York City, only Astaire-Rogers film done in color, Rogers' role was originally to be played by Judy Garland, numbers included 'My One and Only Highland Fling', 'Bouncin' the Blues', and 'Shoes with Wings On', supporting actors included Oscar Levant, Billie Burke, and Jacques Francois

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