Starting time code: 01:30:21

Ending time code: 01:39:51

Length: 570 sec

Beginning: beginning of sequence

Ending: during sequence

Outlines: nothing significant

Completeness: complete, satisfying and uninterrupted

Structure: variations

Shots: 14

Average shot length: 41 sec

Performance: song+dance

Number directed by: no data

Performer(s): Fred Astaire , Eleanor Powell , Lois Hodnott , The Music Maids

Cast: All White cast

Stars who don't participate: no data


Diegetic spectators: yes

Diegetic status of the number: stage

Diegetic status of the music: no diegetic music


Topic(s): romantic duet , exotic , trick: onstage impossible number , revue of girls

Diegetic place: Broadway

Imaginary place: Caribbean

Ethnic stereotypes: no

Exoticism: caribbean , spanish

Music & dance

Song: Begin the Beguine

Musical ensemble: band or orchestra , solo(s) , quartet , chorus

Dubbing: no

Tempo: tempo varies

Musical styles: Swing (Hot) , Hollywood studio orchestra , latin

Arrangers: no data

Dance director: Fred Astaire , Eleanor Powell

Dance ensemble: solo(s) , duet , chorus

Dancing type: tempo varies

Dance subgenre: ballroom and social dancing , jazz , precision ensemble , tap dance

Dance content: latin


Source: borrowed from another film

Quotation: nothing significant