Born to Dance (1936) was a Musical - Comedy Film directed by Roy Del Ruth and produced by Jack Cummings.
Academy Awards 1936 --- Ceremony Number 9 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Music - Song||Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter||Nominated|
James Stewart in Born to Dance (1936)By Emily on Apr 15, 2014 From The Vintage Cameo
Before Vertigo, before The Philadelphia Story, and before Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, James Stewart was, like so many actors of the time, an MGM contract player, toiling away in quickly churned-out comedies and romances for $350 a week.??Though he’d ultimately garner more acclaim for his lat... Read full article
Born to Dance (1936)By Angela on Jul 25, 2011 From Hollywood Revue
In Casablanca, everyone comes to Rick’s.? In Born to Dance, everyone comes to Jenny Saks’ (Una Merkel) Lonely Hearts Club in New York.? Jenny is married to Gunny Saks (Sid Silvers), but she barely knows him since he’s a sailor who has been away with the Navy for four years.? When G... Read full article
Born to DanceBy RBuccicone on Jun 2, 2011 From MacGuffin Movies
Born to Dance (1936) ???? If I were to grade Born to Dance based on its storyline and acting, I’d give it a Dullsville. When considering the dancing alone, however, this flick would be worthy of a Ring a Ding Ding rating. Assuming that my screwy rating system in some way equates to numbers, th... Read full article
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Ted Baker: Hello.
Nora Paige: Hello, what's the thing about?
Ted Baker: Well, boy meets girl.
Nora Paige: Oh, I see. Well, boy loses girl.
Ted Baker: Boy gets girl back.
Nora Paige: Not so fast, sailor.
Ted Baker: You're not very patriotic.
Nora Paige: I am, but I'm not uniform-crazy.
Jenny Saks: Can we visit the crows-nest?
Captain Dingby: No, under no circumstances. It's nesting season.
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The submarine shown entering New York harbor at the beginning of the film is USS Pike (SS-173).
Geraldine Robertson played Chorine (uncredited). She landed the part as a result of being crowned Queen of the Centennial at the Texas State Fair in 1936, crowned by Ginger Rogers, and part of the prize for winning was a screen test with MGM.
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