Category Archive: Ginger Rogers

Sentenced to Christmas

Raul Roulien, Brazilian in old Hollywood

Raul Roulien is a rather obscure name.  I wonder if he enjoyed feijoada. He had a short sejour in 1930s Hollywood but maybe you’ve seen some of his films. He’s most famous for… Continue reading

Flying Down to Rio (1933)

Flying Down to Rio is a pleasant film.  It’s legacy being the first pairing of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. It’s no mystery as to why the audience took to them.  They added… Continue reading