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Daddy Long Legs

Daddy Long Legs

Daddy Long Legs is a Hollywood musical comedy film set in France, New York City, and the fictional college town of Walston, Massachusetts. The film was directed by Jean Negulesco, and stars Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Terry Moore, Fred Clark, and Thelma Ritter, with music and lyrics by Johnny Mercer. The screenplay was written by Phoebe Ephron and Henry Ephron, loosely based on the 1912 novel Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster. In 1953, shortly after completing the M-G-M film musical The Band Wagon, Fred Astaire, along with many other stars at the studio, was released from his contract by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer due to the advent of television and the downsizing of film production. Astaire's ... more on Wikipedia

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