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Swing Time (I Won\'t Dance) (1936)

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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


Written by (View all)
Howard Lindsay Howard Lindsay
(screen play) and
Allan Scott Allan Scott
(screen play)


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A classic

6 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 (12), Romance (8), Comedy (6), Dance (6), 1930s (5), 1936 (5), Nightclub (4), Dance Teacher (3), Snowball (3), Picketing (3), Vintage (3), Shampoo (3), Roulette (3), Luck (3), New York City (3), Friendship (2), Fired From The Job (2), Suitor (2), Blackface (2), Vending Machine (2)
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