If you’re going to make a loose film memoir about you and your sister…. Make sure you make one where she is an international horndog.
Fred Astaire is sure to do his real life sister, Adele, a solid in “Royal Wedding,” casting Jane Powell as her on screen equivalent; one half of a renowned sibling dance duo - and, a woman who seems to have proudly slept with a wealthy man in every port they visit.
It’s a charming choice of co-lead for Astaire, who - per many accounts - seems to have taken on a gentlemanly big brother role for many rising MGM actors, perhaps most notably, Rita Hayworth and Debbie Reynolds.
Even by Golden Age musical standards, “Royal…