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Betty Brown ...
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William Collier Jr. ...
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William Collier Sr. ...
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Clyde Cook ...
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Karl Dane ...
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Beth Dodge ...
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Betty Dodge ...
Herself - Lock Step Number (as The Dodge Twins)
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Herself, Old Timer Sequence
Rosetta Duncan ...
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Vivian Duncan ...
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Barney Fagan ...
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Lew Fields ...
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This movie, described as "a revue in three sections, dealing with the celebrities, dances and humor of the past, present and future," was originally scheduled for release in September 1930. See more »

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Edited into Wir schalten um auf Hollywood (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

The Lock Step
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Music by Fred E. Ahlert
Lyrics by Roy Turk
Performed by Beth Dodge and Betty Dodge
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Portions of this film used in "Broadway to Hollywood" and Three Stooges
9 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Since several elaborate and expensive production numbers were shot, several in two-strip Technicolor, they were used in the 1934 MGM musical "Broadway to Hollywood", starring Frank Morgan, Alice Brady and Mickey Rooney. Nelson Eddy made his debut in this film.

There is a scene with a group of girls playing violins with a large violin hanging in the background. This was probably part of the scene from "The March of Time" which Bing Crosby appeared in singing "Poor Little G String". He was also in a scene dressed as an old man listening to a boy play the violin. As mentioned earlier, only the Vitaphone disc survives of Bing's appearance.

Other color musical routines were used in several shorts of Ted Healy and the Three Stooges.


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