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Starring (View all)
Fred Astaire Fred Astaire
Lucky Garnett
Ginger Rogers Ginger Rogers
Penny Carroll
Victor Moore Victor Moore
Pop Cardetti
Helen Broderick Helen Broderick
Mabel Anderson
Eric Blore Eric Blore
Gordon
Betty Furness Betty Furness
Margaret Watson
Georges Metaxa Georges Metaxa
Ricky Romero
William Bailey William Bailey
Roulette Player


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Allan Scott Allan Scott
(screen play)
Ben Holmes Ben Holmes
contributing writer


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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (1001 items)
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A classic

8 years, 10 months ago at Jan 18 8:28
Since this movie was on the list ‘1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die’, of course, I was quite eager to check it out. First of all, to  be honest, I have to admit that I have never been a huge musical fan. As a matter of fact, I recently saw ‘La La Land’ and even though , it was a big critical and commercial success, I still had a hard time to care about the damned thing. Well, coming... read more
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Lucky is tricked into missing his wedding to Margaret by the other members of Pop's magic and dance act, and has to make $25000 to be allowed to marry her. He and Pop go to New York where they run into Penny, a dancing instructor. She and Lucky form a successful dance partnership, but romance is blighted (till the end of the film at least!) by his old attachment to Margaret and hers for Ricardo, the band leader who won't play for them to dance together.
Release date: 12 October 1936
UPC: 053939657128
Tags: Musical (14), Romance (9), Comedy (7), Dance (6), 1930s (6), Nightclub (4), 1936 (4), New York City (3), Luck (3), Dance Teacher (3), Shampoo (3), Picketing (3), Vintage (3), Roulette (3), Snowball (3), Vending Machine (2), Friendship (2), Dancing (2), Essential Cinema (2), Gambler (2)
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" Fred Astaire as Lucky Garnett and Betty Furness as Margaret Ginger Rogers as Penny Carroll, Fred Astaire, Georges Metaxa as Ricardo 'Ricky' Romero and Ferdinand Munier "...Lucky and Penny dance at the club. They are dancing together all the time, but Lucky does not trust himself around Penny because he feels guilty about not telling her about Margaret. He's avoiding her, which Penny notices, so she and her friend Mabel Anderson (Helen Broderick) conspire to get Lucky and Pop out to the cou"


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