Why Evolution Is True

This is absolutely classic Astaire: wonderful dancing in the full formal regalia, avec cane, which becomes part of the tap routine.  The song, which you’ve surely heard, is by Irving Berlin, who wrote it for the 1935 film Top Hat. The choreography is, as it so often was, by both Astaire and Hermes Pan.

Near the end, the tempo of Astaire’s feet is almost like that of a machine gun.

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