Dance Legends: Gene Kelly & Fred Astaire.
“Gene and Fred had become very, very close in those years,” said Dan Melnick. “Gene would pick up Fred to have dinner because Fred had gotten very frail and didn’t like driving at night. Gene was devoted to him and certainly did everything to make the songs not only capable of Fred’s range, but also comfortable so that there was no strain. It was very sweet to see him almost at the seat of the master. He respected him because he knew he had led the way…”