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626 Ratings

The Band Wagon

Directed by Vincente Minnelli
United States, 1953
Musical, Comedy


Writers Comden and Green create a theatrical variation of Singin’ in the Rain’s studio setting, with Fred Astaire as a washed up Hollywood hoofer aiming for a Broadway comeback.

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The Band Wagon Directed by Vincente Minnelli

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1954 | 3 nominations including: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay

Writers Guild of America

1954 | Nominee: Best Written American Musical (Screen)

National Film Preservation Board

1995 | Winner: National Film Registry

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