Flying down to Rio

Romantic musical about a bandleader and pilot who flies a girl to Rio to see her ailing father, but is annoyed to find when he gets there that he has competition for her affections. This was the first screen pairing of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Dance numbers include the famous Carioca.


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  • Belina deRezende Dolores Rio
  • Fred Ayres Fred Astaire
  • Honey Hale Ginger Rogers
  • Roger Bond Gene Raymond
  • Julio Raul Roulien
  • Dona Elena Blanche Frederici
  • Director Thornton Freeland
  • Producer Louis Brock
  • Writer Cyril Hume
  • Writer HW Hanemann
  • Writer Erwin S. Gelsey