The Band Wagon (1953)

Band Wagon
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 52mins.
Genres Adaptation, Musical
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Fred Astaire Actor Tony Hunter 1 1000001
Cyd Charisse Actor Gabrielle Gerard 1 1000002
Nanette Fabray Actor Lily Marton 1 1000003
Oscar Levant Actor Lester Marton 1 1000004
Jack Buchanan Actor Jeffrey Cordova 1 1000005
James Mitchell Actor Paul Byrd 1 1000006
Robert Gist Actor Hal Benton 1 1000007
Thruston Hall Actor Col Tripp 1 1000008
Leroy Daniels Actor Shoeshine Boy 1 1000009
Jack Tesler Actor Ivan 1 1000010
Dee Trunell Actor Girl in Troupe 1 1000011
Elynne Ray Actor Girl in Troupe 1 1000012
Peggy Murray Actor Girl in Troupe 1 1000013
Judy Landon Actor Girl in Troupe 1 1000014
Roy Engle Actor Reporter 1 1000015
Ava Gardner Actor The Movie Star 1 1000016
Jimmy Thompson Actor Boy in Troupe 1 1000017
Bert May Actor Boy in Troupe 1 1000018
John Lupton Actor Jack, The Promoter 1 1000019
Owen McGivney Actor Prop Man 1 1000020
Sam Hearn Actor Agent 1 1000021
Herb Vigran Actor Man on Train 1 1000022
Emory Parnell Actor Men on Train 1 1000023
Ernest Anderson Actor Porter 1 1000024
Frank Scannon Actor Reporter 1 1000025
Stu Wilson Actor Reporter 1 1000026
Roy Engel Actor Reporter 1 1000027
Al Hill Actor Shooting Gallery Operator 1 1000028
Paul Bradley Actor Dancer in the Park/Waiter 1 1000029
Bobby Watson Actor Bobby, the Dresser 1 1000030
Lotte Stein Actor Chambermaid 1 1000031
Smoki Whitfield Actor Chauffeur 1 1000032
Dick Alexander Actor Stagehand 1 1000033
Al Ferguson Actor Stagehand 1 1000034
Betty Farrington Actor Fitter 1 1000035
Bess Flowers Actor Lady on Train 1 1000036
Vincente Minnelli Director n/a 2 2000001
Arthur Freed Producer n/a 3 3000001
Roger Edens Associate Producer n/a 171 3000002
Betty Comden Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Adolph Green Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Harry Jackson Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Albert Akst Editor n/a 172 7000001
Adolph Deutsch Music music director 120781 8000001
Conrad Salinger Original Music music orchestrations 120838 8000002
Skip Martin Original Music music orchestrations 120838 8000003
Alexander Courage Original Music music orchestrations 120838 8000004
India Adams Performer (vocalist-Cyd Charisse) 120819 8000005
Howard Dietz Song songs("That's Entertainment" "A Shine On Your Shoes" "Dancing In the Dark" "Triplets") 120859 8000006
Arthur Schwartz Song songs("That's Entertainment" "A Shine On Your Shoes" "Dancing In the Dark" "Triplets") 120859 8000007
Edwin Willis Set Decorator n/a 165 9000001
Keogh Gleason Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Cerdic Gibbons Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Preston Ames Art Director art direction 183 9000004
Mary Nyberg Costume Designer costume design 169 13000001
William Tuttle Makeup n/a 353 13000002
Douglas Shearer Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Michael Kidd Choreographer choreography 120803 17000001
Oliver Smith Choreographer choreography 120803 17000002
Warren Newcombe Special Effects n/a 168 23000001
Synopsis
When an aging Hollywood dancer comes to Broadway because his movie career is floundering, a couple of his playwright pals but together a musical they're sure will be a hit and cast him in the lead roll. Things get stressful between members of the cast and when the play has a disasterous opening night, the troupe members decide they must pull together to make the show a success.