SHALL WE DANCE (Mark Sandrich, 1937)

“Life is short, we’re growing older . . .” — Ira Gershwin’s key lyric in Shall We Dance Excrutiatingly slow while introducing its characters and launching an overly complicated plot, once it kicks into gear the seventh of the Astaire-Rogers musical romances (and the last in the RKO cycle to register as a financial success*) […]