Title: The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
In 1911, Vernon Castle, minor comic in a stage revue, pursues the leading lady to a New Jersey beach...where, instead, he meets stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they're married; at Irene's insistence, they abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career, which attempt only lands them in Paris without a sou. Fortunately, agent Maggie Sutton hears them rehearse and starts them on their brilliant career as the world's foremost ballroom dancers. But at the height of their fame, World War I begins...
Richard Sherman (screen play), Oscar Hammerstein II (adaptation), Dorothy Yost (adaptation), Irene Castle (based on stories: "My Husband" and "My Memories of Vernon Castle" by)