Our Fred Astaire Friday pic is from "Shall We Dance" and is called "Slap That Bass". Fred dances without a partner, in, what the YouTube uploader calls "the cleanest engine room in the universe." I'm sure my dh would agree!
"Slavery ended in medieval Europe only because the church extended its sacraments to all slaves and then managed to impose a ban on the enslavement of Christians (and of Jews). Within the context of medieval Europe, that prohibition was effectively a rule of universal abolition. "— Rodney Stark