First Monday Movie @ Excelsior, November 4, 6:30-8:30pm

The movie for November is Flying Down to Rio (1933, 89 mins) with Fred Astair, Ginger Rogers, Dolores Del Rio, Gene Raymond, Paul Roulien, directed by Thornton Freeland.

This film, containing the first of many Fred Astair - Ginger Rogers partnerships, concerns a troupe of entertainers stranded in Rio. The role of Honey Hale was to be played by Dorothy Jordan, but she dropped out to marry the film's producer, Merian C. Cooper; the role was then given to Ginger Rogers.