Was there a royal wedding in 1951?

Royal Wedding is a 1951 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical comedy film starring Fred Astaire and Jane Powell, with music by Burton Lane and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner….

Royal Wedding
Production company Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date March 8, 1951 (NYC) March 20, 1951 (LA) March 23, 1951 (US)

Why was Judy Garland fired from Royal Wedding?

In being fired from Royal Wedding, Judy felt her career was over. Because her career had been her life since childhood, naturally she felt her life was over as well. The studio thought it would taint Judy’s public image, but instead it had the opposite effect in that it brought public opinion to Judy’s defense.

Was the royal wedding filmed in London?

Filming Locations (3)

  • London, England, UK.
  • Culver City, California, USA.
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios – 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, California, USA (studio) (studio: made in Hollywood, U.S.A.)

What is the movie royal wedding about?

American sibling song-and-dance team Tom (Fred Astaire) and Ellen Bowen (Jane Powell) are in London in 1947, when all of England is in a tizzy over the impending nuptials of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip. Ellen falls head over heels for the dashing Lord John Brindale (Peter Lawford), and Tom becomes equally smitten with the elegant Anne Ashmond (Sarah Churchill). The film features one of Astaire’s most legendary dance performances, dancing across the ceiling of a hotel room.
Royal Wedding/Film synopsis

Who married Fred Astaire?

Robyn Smithm. 1980–1987
Phyllis Potterm. 1933–1954
Fred Astaire/Spouse
In 1980, Fred Astaire, who had been a widower since 1954 and who had just turned 81, married Robyn Smith, who was 35 and one of the first and most successful woman jockeys in the country. “We were married on June 24, 1980,” Robyn Astaire said the other day, “and by a sad coincidence we buried him on June 24, 1987.

Why did Judy Garland have no money?

Due to mismanagement and alleged embezzlement, any money Garland once had was long gone and it’s said she owed hundreds of thousands of dollars in back taxes to the IRS.

How old is Fred Astaire?

88 years (1899–1987)
Fred Astaire/Age at death
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Fred Astaire, who epitomized Hollywood elegance for 25 years dancing in top hat and tails with Ginger Rogers and other stars, died of pneumonia Monday in his wife’s arms. He was 88. Astaire died at Century City Hospital at 4:25 a.m., his wife, Robyn, tearfully told reporters at a news conference.

Who was a better dancer Fred or Gene?

So Fred Astaire was the more interesting dancer, and the influence of his films is still reflected even in contemporary pop culture to a greater degree (in my opinion) than Gene Kelly’s.

What killed Fred Astaire?

Fred Astaire/Cause of death