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    Shall We Dance (1937) -- (Movie Clip) Slap That Bass!

    As hoofer (posing as a ballet artist) Pete, Fred Astaire performs a George & Ira Gershwin original with the crew, in a remarkable cruise ship engine room set, Van Nest Polglase the credited designer, in RKO's Shall We Dance, 1937, also starring Ginger Rogers.

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