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Fred and Adele Astaire in Lady, Be Good at the Empire Theatre, London, 1926

Fred and Adele Astaire in ‘Stop Flirting’, Shaftesbury Theatre, London, May 1923.

Fred Astaire dancing on the roof of the Savoy Hotel in London with his sister and dancing partner Adele

Bing Crosby said of Fred Astaire-"There never was a greater perfectionist, there never was, and never will be, a better dancer, and I never knew anybody more kind, more considerate, or more completely a gentleman...I love Fred. John and I admire and respect him. I guess it's because he's so many things I'd like to be and I'm not." Bing Crosby in a letter to John O'Hara as quoted in Thomas, Bob. Astaire, the Man, The Dancer. Weidenfeld and Nicholson, London, 1985. p.242.-"

Stage Door Canteen (1943).

Adele and Fred playing a game in their London apartment, ca. 1921

Stage Door Canteen Premiered 24 June 1943

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Fred Astaire and his sister, Adele.