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Dancing Lady (1933): Joan Crawford & Clark Gable

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 29, 2020

You know the drill. In the throes of the Depression, the idle rich fritter their wealth away at such social events as striptease and then attend the ensuing night court until they get bored with the whole affair. Tod Newton (Franchot Tone) is one of their ilk, but he’s more engaged than other read more

Dancing Lady: A Film that Subsists on Chemistry Alone

Cary Grant Won't Eat You Posted by Judy on May 27, 2018

Let’s consider the reasons Joan Crawford is a terrible choice to star in Dancing Lady (1933), one of those films about an aspiring hoofer, Janie, who is willing to do anything but trade sexual favors to get on the stage, and who is so talented she actually makes it. 1. So talented at dancing? read more

From the Archives : Gable and Crawford in Dancing Lady ( 1933 )

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Sep 26, 2017

That dynamic duo of Clark Gable and Joan Crawford heated up the screen in Dancing Lady ( 1933 ), their fourth film together. Here, Joan makes google eyes at Clark in an attempt to win him over to her way. From the Archives is our latest series of posts where we share photos from the Silverbanks Pict read more

Amor de Dançarina / Dancing Lady (1933)

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Apr 21, 2017

Amor de Dançarina / Dancing Lady (1933) Era uma vez Joan Crawford, ou melhor, Janie Bartow. Assim como Mia de La La Land, ela acha que dança bem e está disposta a fazer de tudo para se tornar uma estrela da Broadway. É a MGM dos anos 30, então nós podemos ter certeza de que ela alcançará read more

Joan's Back in Dancing Lady

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Mar 3, 2017

Today, I'm reviewing Warner Archive's new DVD re-release of the musical Dancing Lady, starring Joan Crawford. The good folks at Warner Archive are bringing five classic Joan Crawford movies back into print. Each Friday in March, I'll have a review of one of these movies, starting today with the read more

Dancing Lady (1933)

Finding Franchot: Exploring the Life and Career of Franchot Tone Posted by Franchot Tone Fan on May 4, 2015

In 1933, Franchot costarred with Joan Crawford and Clark Gable in Dancing Lady. This was the second film that featured both Franchot and Joan, who would later marry in 1935. Joan Crawford plays Janie Barlow, a broke, but determined dancer stuck in a seedy burlesque show. Franchot is Tod, a wealthy y read more

Dancing Lady (1933) (3)

Once Upon a Screen Posted by Aurora on Jan 20, 2014

Last June I dedicated a post to the film collaborations of Joan Crawford and Clark Gable as part of the Dynamic Duos in Classic Film blogathon, Gable and Crawford: King and Queen of Hollywood.  The two superstars made eight films together and I commented on seven of the films at the time because I&# read more

Classic Films in Focus: DANCING LADY (1933)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Apr 29, 2013

There's something of a kitchen sink feeling about Dancing Lady (1933) that is bound to pique the interest of any classic film fan. You want Busby Berkeley style musical numbers with lots of skin? Done. How about Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, and Franchot Tone in a steamy love triangle? Yes, you can ha read more

Classic Films in Focus: DANCING LADY (1933)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Apr 29, 2013

There's something of a kitchen sink feeling about Dancing Lady (1933) that is bound to pique the interest of any classic film fan. You want Busby Berkeley style musical numbers with lots of skin? Done. How about Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, and Franchot Tone in a steamy love triangle? Yes, you can ha read more

Classic Films in Focus: DANCING LADY (1933)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Apr 29, 2013

There's something of a kitchen sink feeling about Dancing Lady (1933) that is bound to pique the interest of any classic film fan. You want Busby Berkeley style musical numbers with lots of skin? Done. How about Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, and Franchot Tone in a steamy love triangle? Yes, you can ha read more

Dancing Lady (1933) (2)

The Motion Pictures Posted by Lindsey on Feb 2, 2013

(Image: Doctor Macro) Young dancer Janie Barlow (Joan Crawford) works at a burlesque show since she can’t find work on a “respectable” stage. When she and some of her fellow dancers are arrested for indecent exposure after a performance, Janie is bailed out by a millionaire named T read more

"Dancing Lady" and the Crawford Stomp

The Man on the Flying Trapeze Posted by David on Jul 14, 2012

Robert Osborne, the urbane host of Turner Classic Movies, never ever badmouths a movie or a star. He might struggle to find something nice to say about the Bowery Boys in "Dig That Uranium," but he'd find it. That's why it's so interesting to watch him describe Joan Crawford's dancing ability (spoi read more

Dancing Lady (1933) (1)

Hollywood Revue Posted by Angela on Nov 2, 2011

Not being able to get any other kind of job, Janie Barlow (Joan Crawford) resorts to taking a job in a burlesque club.  When her club gets raided one night, she gets dragged into night court and the wealthy playboy Tod Newton (Franchot Tone) and his friends go along with them to see what happens.  read more

Amor de Dançarina / Dancing Lady (1933)

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Nov 30, -0001

Amor de Dançarina / Dancing Lady (1933) Era uma vez Joan Crawford, ou melhor, Janie Bartow. Assim como Mia de La La Land, ela acha que dança bem e está disposta a fazer de tudo para se tornar uma estrela da Broadway. É a MGM dos anos 30, então nós podemos ter certeza de que ela alcançará read more

Dancing Lady (1933)

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001

Clark Gable and Joan Crawford - Dancing Lady (1933)  Richie rich Tod Newton (Franchot Tone) is out on the town with his equally wealthy friends. They're bored and looking for some amusement. They head to a burlesque show where dancers Janie Barlow (Joan Crawford) and her roommate Rosette LaRu read more