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Dancing Sweeties (1930)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance, Drama | 19 July 1930 (USA)
Bill is a hot shot dancer who partners with Jazzbo, until he sees Molly at the dance. He enters the Waltz with Molly and wins first prize - and they wind up being married that same night. ... See full summary »

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(story "Three Flights Up"), (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Molly O'Neil
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Pa Cleaver
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'Jazzbo' Gans
Eddie Phillips ...
Needles Thompson
Margaret Seddon ...
Mrs. Cleaver
Sid Silvers ...
Jerry Browne
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Bill is a hot shot dancer who partners with Jazzbo, until he sees Molly at the dance. He enters the Waltz with Molly and wins first prize - and they wind up being married that same night. Now they are free of their parents nagging and their own bosses. 24 hours - no dancing as in-laws are visiting. 24 days - the Apartment is finished so off to the Hoffman's Parisian Dance Palace. Molly can only dance the Waltz and not the hot new jazz dance so she leaves and Bill follows. They are both unhappy, Bill has two left feet when it comes to romance. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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MET AT NINE, DANCED AT TEN- KISSED AT ELEVEN- MARRIED AT TWELVE! (print ad) See more »

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Comedy | Romance | Drama

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Passed
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19 July 1930 (USA)  »

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Three Flights Up  »

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(Western Electric Apparatus)

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1.37 : 1
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Vince Barnett is in studio records playing the role of Ted Hoffman in this film, "Dancing Sweeties (1930)," but he was not seen in the movie. See more »

Soundtracks

The Kiss Waltz
(1930) (uncredited)
Music by Joseph A. Burke
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Played at the Hoffman Parisian Dance Palace
Sung by Grant Withers
Reprised by an unidentified male quartet
Reprised by Sue Carol
Played as background music often
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Fantastic dance sequence opens this film
4 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

under the credits. It then settles into a routine comedy about a young man (Grant Withers) who is obsessed with dancing and marries a girl (Sue Carol) he meets at a dance. The usual domestic squabbles arise. Good support from silent comedienne Kate Price as well as Edna Murphy, Eddie Phillips & Sid Silvers. The girl who dances during the opening credits can also be spotted in the film. I wonder who she is?


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