Chorus: (sings) This is the mixture to start the picture / So bring on those beautiful girls.
(last lines) `Beauty` Number: (sings) And then someone comes into view / And suddenly you find it`s true / That love is beauty too.
Fred Astaire: Hello. Gene Kelly: How are you? Fred Astaire: How`s that folks? Gene Kelly: What`s new? Fred Astaire: I`m great. Gene Kelly: That`s good. Fred Astaire: Ha-ha! Gene Kelly: Knock wood. Fred Astaire: Well, well. Gene Kelly: That`s life. Fred Astaire: What do you know? Gene Kelly: How`s the wife? Fred Astaire: Gotta run. Gene Kelly: Oh, my. Fred Astaire: Ta-ta. Gene Kelly: Olive oil. Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire: Bye, bye.
`Love` Number: (sings) Love can be a cup of sorrow, Love can be a lie. / Love can make you wake tomorrow and sigh.
Lawyer`s Client: (to the Lawyer) For goodness sake, will you pay him the two dollars.
Number Please Telephone Operator: Number, please?
Fred Astaire: (sings) This is the mixture to start the picture / So bring on those beautiful girls.
(first lines) Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.: Ah... Saturday, September twenty fifth. Another heavenly day. Ah, yes. Always a heavenly day.
Fred Astaire: I`m sorry, I can`t quite place you. What line of business are you in? Gene Kelly: Well, I dance. Fred Astaire: Oh, at home, for the folks? Picnics and that kind of thing? Gene Kelly: Oh, no, no. In public. Fred Astaire: On street corners? Gene Kelly: Oh, no. On the screen. Motion pictures! You do go to pictures that have dancing in them, don`t you? Fred Astaire: I try to see them all. Gene Kelly: Did you see a picture called "Cover Girl"? Fred Astaire: Yes. Gene Kelly: Well, who did all the dancing in that? Fred Astaire: You`re not Rita Hayworth? Gene Kelly: No I`m not... Ginger.
Almost any man I see is the only man for me
Bring on the wonderful men, bring me an elegant guy, a solider or tailor,a Gable or a Taylor
And then someone comes into view / And suddenly you find it`s true / That love is beauty too.
Love can be a cup of sorrow, Love can be a lie. / Love can make you wake tomorrow and sigh.
Here`s to the beautiful ladies / Here`s to those wonderful girls / Adele`s and Molly`s, Lucille`s and Polly`s / You`ll find them all at the Ziegfeld Follies.
Children play with the dreams of tomorrow. And old men play with the memories of yesterday