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Dancing Lady (1933) was a Musical - Comedy Film directed by Robert Z. Leonard and produced by David O. Selznick and John W. Considine Jr..

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Dancing Lady (1933): Joan Crawford & Clark Gable

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 29, 2020 From 4 Star Films

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 others... Read full article


Dancing Lady: A Film that Subsists on Chemistry Alone

By Judy on May 27, 2018 From Cary Grant Won't Eat You

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 full article


Dancing Lady: A Film that Subsists on Chemistry Alone

By Judy on May 27, 2018 From Cary Grant Won't Eat You

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 full article


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

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

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 full article


Amor de Dan?arina / Dancing Lady (1933)

By L? on Apr 21, 2017 From Critica Retro

Amor de Dan?arina / Dancing Lady (1933) Era uma vez Joan Crawford, ou melhor, Janie Bartow. Assim como Mia de La La Land, ela acha que dan?a bem e est? disposta a fazer de tudo para se tornar uma estrela da Broadway. ? a MGM dos anos 30, ent?o n?s podemos ter certeza de que ela alcan?ar? o su... Read full article


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Quotes from

Girl with Tod: The judge will give you 15 years for what you're thinking.
Tod Newton: It'd be worth it.


Janie 'Duchess' Barlow: What kind of a guy is Patch Gallagher, Rosie?
Rosette Henrietta LaRue: Compared to him an elephant's hide is tissue paper, but he sure knows his stuff.


Janie 'Duchess' Barlow: You didn't stop to think that I might have to wrestle my way home did you?
Rosette Henrietta LaRue: That's all right. Let him insult you. Plenty a girl has cashed in on a good hearted insult.


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Facts about

When Franchot Tone reads the program for the play, the cast listed therein includes the real names of all the performers except Joan Crawford, whose character name is listed. Even the chorus girls are listed by their real names.
Ted Healy is actually credited as 'Ted Healy and His Stooges,' but because the Stooges are also credited individually later (as Stagehands), he is listed just as 'Ted Healy'.
Fred Astaire's movie debut. Though he was reported to have appeared years earlier in the silent film Fanchon, the Cricket, he and his sister Adele only visited the set; they did not appear on camera in that one.
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