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Dames (1934) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Busby Berkeley and Ray Enright and produced by Hal B. Wallis.

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ClassicFlix (Teen Scene) – Review #24 Dames (1934)

By Virginie Pronovost on Jun 30, 2017 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

From March 2015 to April 2017, I was writing the monthly Teen Scene column for the website ClassicFlix. My objective was to promote classic films among teenagers and young adults. Due to the establishing of a new version of the website, it?s now more difficult to access to the old version and read t... Read full article


Detectives and Dames Blogathon: The Life and Times of Arthur Kennedy

By shadowsandsatin on Apr 11, 2016 From Shadows and Satin

Arthur Kennedy was once described as ?one of the subtlest American supporting actors, never more so than when revealing the malice or weakness in an ostensibly friendly man.? But while he was certainly acknowledged for his undeniable talent and versatility, he might also ? unfortunately ? be counted... Read full article


o/t: Detectives and Dames

By John Grant on Apr 7, 2016 From Noirish

I’ve been asked by the kindly folk at Flicker Alley if I’d like to take part in this blogathon, and I’m very much leaning toward agreement, despite having too much on my plate already. It’s to promote their May 10 release on Blu-ray and DVD of restored versions of those great... Read full article


Musical Monday: Dames (1934)

on Nov 23, 2015 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Dames (1934) ? Musical #225 ... Read full article


Day 28 of Noirvember: Dames Off the Beaten Path — Irene Neves in Sudden Fear (1952)

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 28, 2014 From Shadows and Satin

Everybody knows about those larger-than-life femme fatales in those famous, blockbuster noirs: dames like Phyllis Dietrichson in Double Indemnity. Kathie Moffat in Out of the Past. Kitty Collins in The Killers. Cora Smith in The Postman Always Rings Twice. Sure, we?re all familiar with these twisted... Read full article


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Barbara Hemingway: I'm free, white, and 21. I love to dance AND I'm going to dance.


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Facts about

The studio wanted Broadway dancer Eleanor Powell for a special dance, but she refused the offer.
In the "Dames" number, Dick Powell as a Broadway producer doesn't want to see composer George Gershwin, but when asked by his secretary about seeing Miss Dubin, Miss Warren and Miss Kelly, he lets them enter his office. Al Dubin and 'Harry Warren' wrote the music, and Orry-Kelly was costume designer of this picture.
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