A Damsel in Distress


Release Date 1937-11-19
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A Damsel in Distress

A Damsel in Distress is a 1937 English-themed Hollywood musical comedy film starring Fred Astaire, Joan Fontaine, George Burns, and Gracie Allen. With a screenplay by P. G. Wodehouse, loosely based on his novel of the same name, music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin, it is directed by George Stevens. It is the second Astaire musical directed by Stevens; the first was Swing Time.

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Actors & Characters

Fred Astaire Fred Astaire Jerry Halliday Jerry Halliday
George Burns George Burns
Gracie Allen Gracie Allen
Joan Fontaine Joan Fontaine


Joseph H. August Cinematography
George Stevens Director
George Gershwin Music
Pandro S. Berman Producer