The above photo of Ginger Rogers, director Robert Z. Leonard, and Rogers' smooth black and tan was taken during filming of Week-end at the Waldorf (1945). Unfortunately, we don't know the name of her dachshund. Find out more about Ginger Rogers at wikipedia.
"Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, except backwards and in high heels."
Enjoy one of Fred Astaire's favorite routines with Ginger Rogers, from Barkleys of Broadway (1949), which reunited the dancing duo after ten years apart, and was the last film that they made together.