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  • Fred Astaire’s hand and foot prints can be seen in the pavement at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
  • It always sounded like a crazy idea: everybody happy and reunited, Fred Astaire and Einstein doing a tango on the clouds, that kind of stuff.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • Fred Astaire’s sister, Adele, got married and the i3th President of the French Republic was shot to death by a Russian.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in Top Hat!
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • That said, at a luncheon a few months ago he was regaling the table with an utterly scurrilous story about Fred Astaire which I don’t feel can possibly be true.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Edward and Esme spun around us like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • They think it’s all right to dance and pretend you’re Fred Astaire because you can jump all over the screen with Ginger Rogers.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • She never had any formal dance lessons, but she made Gerald take her to every new movie that featured dancers, and she would get up in the middle of the night to watch a rerun of an old Fred Astaire movie.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Forged by Fire
  • In the spring he wears a new straw hat, cocked at a Fred Astaire angle.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • The Western Union officein San Francisco was overwhelmed with hundreds of congratulatory telegrams for the Howards, including those from Bing Crosby, Al Jolson, and Fred Astaire.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit

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  • He loved the freedom to follow his passions: for John F. Kennedy, for Fred Astaire, for Ted Williams.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Fred Astaire Ginger Rogers.
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • I can also remember Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and Rita Hayworth in a bathing costume which always made me hot and bothered when I looked at it.
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • I want to be Fred Astaire.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Fred Astaire how are you.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Mam says Fred Astaire went to his lessons every Saturday and didn’t go around kicking the toes out of his boots and if I wanted to be like him I’d have to go to Mrs. O’Connor’s every week.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Chance’s grandmother knew Fred Astaire back when she was working in Hollywood and she said he was simply the loveliest man alive.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Fred Astaire!
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Without saying a word she opened the door to us and walked off, leaving us alone in a dim, grimy, ballroom-sized salon which was like a derelict version of some high-society set from a Fred Astaire movie: high ceilings; crumbling plaster; grand piano; darkened chandelier with half the crystals broken or gone; sweeping Hollywood staircase littered with cigarette butts.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
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