MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 163,141 this week

Roseland (1930)

 -  Short | Musical  -  September 1930 (USA)
5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 94 users  
Reviews: 8 user

A pretty dance hall girl is looking for the right guy.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 1587 titles
created 18 Mar 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Roseland" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Roseland (1930)

Roseland (1930) on IMDb 5.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Roseland.
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Helen Leslie
Donald Cook ...
Jack (as Donn Cook)
Edit

Storyline

Helen is a taxi dancer at Roseland, a Manhattan club. That night she plans to enter a singing contest Roseland is hosting on the radio. Her dad, a servant at a household where her boyfriend is the chauffeur, has been ill, so she stops by to see him where he works. While there, she sits with her beau in the back seat of the town car and drops her Roseland ID card, which Jack, the heir to the family fortune, finds on his way to town for the evening. He goes slumming at the Roseland to return the ID. He likes Helen at first sight, setting up a choice Helen may have to make between the wealthy Jack and the chauffeur. With that choice on her mind, she enters the contest. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Musical

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

September 1930 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Vitaphone)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Vitaphone production reels #1041-1042 See more »

Connections

References Disraeli (1929) See more »

Soundtracks

Dancing with Tears in My Eyes
(uncredited)
Music by Joseph Burke
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Performed by Ruth Etting
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dreadfully dated corny nonsense about "Roseland"--ten cents a dance...
11 March 2009 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Styles in singing, clothing, costuming, and what constitutes good looks have changed so drastically since 1930 that you have to be a nostalgia buff to appreciate the content of ROSELAND, a Warner Bros. "Film Brevity" to showcase RUTH ETTING.

Her hair and make-up would give any respectful make-up artist the chills and her singing style is strictly a product of the '30's radio audience. She had a clear and sweet voice but badly in need of a style that would appeal to today's audiences.

Silly "Cinderella" story has absolutely no imagination, the script is dull and full of clichés, and the acting is below standard from everyone concerned.

Skip this unless you're a die-hard Ruth Etting fan.


0 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Roseland (1930) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?