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Dancing on a Dime (1940)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 1 November 1940 (USA)
From Wikipedia Dancing on a Dime is a 1940 Paramount Pictures movie directed by Joseph Santley about five actors and dancers putting on a show while living in a theatre. It is adapted from ... See full summary »

Director:

Joseph Santley

Writers:

Maurice Rapf (screenplay), Anne Morrison Chapin (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Grace McDonald ... Lorie Fenton
Robert Paige ... Ted Brooks
Virginia Dale ... Dolly Stewart
Peter Lind Hayes ... Dandy Joslyn (as Peter Hayes)
Lillian Cornell ... Doris Marlowe
William Frawley ... Mac
Eddie Quillan ... Jack Norcross
Frank Jenks ... Phil Miller
Carol Adams ... Polly Adams
John Gallaudet ... Frank Hurd
Phillip Terry ... Brent Martin (as Philip Terry)
George Meader George Meader ... L.L. Bancroft
Charles Lane ... Freeman Taylor
Arthur Aylesworth ... Joe Phillips
Wanda McKay ... Lulu
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From Wikipedia Dancing on a Dime is a 1940 Paramount Pictures movie directed by Joseph Santley about five actors and dancers putting on a show while living in a theatre. It is adapted from a novel of the same name written by Dorothy Young, which itself is based loosely on her own life.[1] It starred Robert Paige, Peter Lind Hayes, Eddie Quillan, Frank Jenks, and Grace McDonald. It is known for its song, I Hear Music.

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IT'S A MUSICAL METEOR! (original ad - all caps)

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Comedy | Drama | Music

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Juventud danzante See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

Connections

Referenced in M*A*S*H: Baby, It's Cold Outside (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Debutante Number One
Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Music by Victor Young
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