Tap! Filmography - Louis DaPronby bderoes-12985 | created - 03 Dec 2017 | updated - 04 Dec 2017 | Public
from Appendix B of Tap! The greatest tap dance stars and their stories, 1900-1955 by Rusty Frank, published 1990
"From the 1920s-1950s, there were very few musical films made that did not have tap dancing in some form. This appendix on "featured" tap dancers - solo, and groups."
Extracted from the larger list: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls027794353/
+ means information I added ++ is an entry that I added
Louis Da Pron (1925–2003)
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1. The Big Broadcast of 1937 (1936)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
A cream-of-the-crop gathering of 1930's radio stars, who lend themselves to a storyline about a failing radio station which needs to put on a huge ratings winner to have any chance of ... See full summary »
Louis DaPron and Eleanore Whitney
2. College Holiday (1936)
86 min | Comedy, Musical
Expecting to put on a musical show, singing and dancing college students are brought to a struggling hotel to be guinea pigs in an ancient Greek-themed eugenics experiment.
Louis DaPron, Johnny Downs, Eleanore Whiitney
3. Hideaway Girl (1936)
72 min | Comedy, Romance
4. Three Cheers for Love (1936)
61 min | Musical
Louis DaPron, Eleanore Whitney
5. The Star Reporter in Hollywood No. 1 (1936)
Approved | 10 min | Short, Music
In this entry to the Hollywood Star Reporter series (reporting only on stars with Paramount contracts or connections at the time), Ted Husing drops in on Bennie Bartlett and is surprised to... See full summary »
Louis DaPron and Vera Marshall
6. Seeing Red (1939)
Approved | 19 min | Comedy, Short
When he is fired from his job, Red puts a hex on his boss. That evening, the boss goes to a nightclub and discovers that the hex worked.
7. Melody Lane (1941)
Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
J. Roy Thomas, the head of an advertising agency, is getting headaches from trying to find a name-band for a wacky client, McKenzie, who insists on sitting in with the band. As a last ... See full summary »
8. Rookies on Parade (1941)
Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Song writer Duke Wilson and his showgirl sweetheart Lois Rogers have to keep breaking their engagement because Duke keeps losing his money playing poker...and Lois finally declares finis to... See full summary »
Louis DaPron, +choreographer
9. San Antonio Rose (1941)
63 min | Musical
A crooked night club owner tries to eliminate the competition. Introduces 'The Hut Sut Song.'
11. Jivin' Jam Session (1942)
20 min | Musical, Short
12. He's My Guy (1943)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Music
The former members of a vaudeville team meet up again in a defense plant during WW II.
Louis DaPron, Lorraine Kreuger
13. How's About It? (1943)
Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Music
A song publisher gets sued for stealing lyrics.
Patti Andrews, Dorothy Babb, Louis DaPron, Bobby Scheerer; +choreographer
14. She's for Me (1943)
Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Music
Two lawyers fall for their beautiful client.
Louis DaPron, Grace McDonald; +choreographer
15. Babes on Swing Street (1944)
Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Music
Peggy Ryan, Louis DaPron; +choreographer
16. The Singing Sheriff (1944)
Passed | 63 min | Action, Comedy, Music
As Sheriff Seth (Samuel S. Hinds) is about to arrest gang leader Squint (Joe Sawyer) for murder, he is wounded by one of Squint's many henchmen. He asks his deputy, Fuzzy (Fuzzy Knight), to... See full summary »
lris Adrian, Louis DaPron, Pat Starling
17. Penthouse Rhythm (1945)
Approved | 60 min | Comedy, Music
18. Black Angel (1946)
Passed | 81 min | Adventure, Crime, Film-Noir
When Kirk Bennett is convicted of a singer's murder, his wife tries to prove him innocent...aided by the victim's ex-husband.
Louis DaPron, Pat Starling
19. Slightly Scandalous (1946)
Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
There are two twin brothers (actually triplets in the final scene), one of whom has three girls on a romantic string and is trying to sell a television show to a fountain pen manufacturer. ... See full summary »
20. Are You with It? (1948)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy
Milton Haskins, a math genius known for his infallibility with numbers, quits his job with an insurance company when he discovers he made a mistake, and hooks up with a traveling carnival. ... See full summary »
Louis DaPron, Donald O'Connor, George O'Hanlon; +choreographer
21. Buddy Rich and His Orchestra (1948)
Louis DaPron, Buddy Rich
22. Feudin', Fussin' and A-Fightin' (1948)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy
A fast-talking salesman is "kidnapped" by a town, which intends to use him in its annual race with a rival community.
Louis DaPron, Donald O'Connor; +choreographer
23. Sweetheart of the Campus (1941)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A college Principal objects to a nightclub opening near his campus.
24. Swing It Soldier (1941)
Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Musical, War
A DJ on radio station, who's husband is in the Army, gives her job to her twin sister, without letting anybody know about this.
25. Go West, Young Lady (1941)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Music, Western
Federal Marshall Tex Miller, and his girl-friend Belinda Pendergast are having problems with the masked bandid 'Pecos Pete'.
26. When Johnny Comes Marching Home (1942)
74 min | Comedy, Musical
War hero Johnny Kovacs works with his superiors to hide from a star crossed lover while on leave and falls in love while living at a boarding house.
27. Follow the Band (1943)
Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Music
A farmer goes to New York to become a singer, has sucess and marries his neighbour's girl-friend.
28. Mister Big (1943)
Passed | 64 min | Comedy, Music
At the Davis School of the Theatre, run by Jeremy Taswell, where teen-age kids study drama and the serious arts, instructors Johnny Hanley and Alice Taswell are in love. The students, ... See full summary »
29. Top Man (1943)
Approved | 74 min | Comedy, Musical
Musical in which a family puts on a show to boost the morale of the local factory workers.
30. Always a Bridesmaid (1943)
Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Music
A detective, working undercover, joins a Lonely Hearts Club in order to to expose a swindler using it for nefarious reasons.
31. Moonlight in Vermont (1943)
Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A poor country girl from Vermont travels to New York City to attend a theatrical school.
32. Chip Off the Old Block (1944)
Approved | 71 min | Comedy, Music
The son of a strict Navy officer falls for the daughter of a musical-comedy star.
33. This Is the Life (1944)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
18-year-old Angela, reared in a New England town by her Aunt Betsy, receives an inheritance which she uses to go to New York, ostensibly for voice training, but she is pursuing Major Hilary... See full summary »
34. Ghost Catchers (1944)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Horror, Music
Two zanies get mixed up with a Southern colonel, his beautiful daughters, a nightclub and a haunted mansion.
35. The Merry Monahans (1944)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
When Jimmie Monahan's father is absent to aid the war effort, young Jimmie works hard to lift his family's spirits. Finding he has a dancing and musical talent he organizes a show at the nearby aircraft plant to raise morale.
36. Bowery to Broadway (1944)
Approved | 94 min | Comedy
Two Bowery vaudevillians find success in producing shows on Broadway, but when one of them suddenly departs to work for a beautiful woman, a feud erupts.
37. Night Club Girl (1945)
Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Two show-business wannabees get their big chance to show off their big-time act and talents in a nightclub,and bomb. Othet acts come on---endlessly---and do well, but the kids will be back.
38. Here Come the Co-eds (1945)
90 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
Two bumblers become caretakers at an all-girls college. During their misadventures, the duo raise money to free the school from its traditionally-minded landlord.
39. Her Lucky Night (1945)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
A fortune teller predicts Connie (Martha O'Driscoll) will find her true love sitting next to her in a move theatre. Conne buys two tickets on an aisle and tosses one of them away...and hopes for the best.
40. Patrick the Great (1945)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Musical
Talented youngster Pat Donahue is working in the Berkshires. He learns of a great part in New York City and auditions. But after winning the role he finds out it was originally intended for... See full summary »
41. Blonde Ransom (1945)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Drama
Vicki Morrison is the niece of the irascible old scoundrel Uncle William Morrison. When Vicki's boyfriend and owner of a Broadway nightclub Duke Randall needs $63,000 in a hurry, Vicki ... See full summary »
42. That's the Spirit (1945)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Musical
A vaudeville performer returns from the dead to help his wife and daughter, who are being dominated by a greedy banker.
43. On Stage Everybody (1945)
75 min | Musical
44. That Night with You (1945)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy
A young singer becomes so desperate to appear on Broadway that she goes to a prominent producer and tells him that she is the daughter who resulted from his day-long marriage to a young woman he knew years ago.
45. Girl on the Spot (1946)
Approved | 75 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Music
Eleven Gilbert & Sullivan numbers are melded within the murder-mystery plot of "Girl on the Spot", with a result that either G&S and/or the plot are always seemingly on stage-wait or in the... See full summary »
46. The Countess of Monte Cristo (1948)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
This musical tells the tales of two movie extras who abscond to an expensive resort with their costumes and pretend to be aristocrats. Included in the film are ice skating numbers and songs.
47. Yes Sir, That's My Baby (1949)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Music, Sport
At a college, a group of ex-GIs clash with their wives about over playing football.
48. There's a Girl in My Heart (1949)
Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A Gay-Nineties musical set in NYC's Bowery and East-Side explores the life of its inhabitants---an Irish policeman and his tap-dancing daughter and music-hall wife; a German professor of ... See full summary »
49. Walking My Baby Back Home (1953)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Musical
World War II veteran Clarence "Jigger" Millard forms a band with several other former GIs. The band fails to take off and he is forced to join a minstrel show headed by Colonel Wallace. He soon falls for Wallace's niece Chris Hall.
50. The Rawhide Years (1956)
Approved | 85 min | Adventure, Drama, Western