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Take a Chance (1933)

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Steve, Stage Manager
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25 November 1933 (USA)  »

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The original Broadway production of "Take a Chance" opened at the Apollo Street Theater on November 26, 1932 with Ethel Merman and ran for 243 performances. See more »

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It's Only a Paper Moon
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Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg and Billy Rose
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Take a chance and see this movie if you can find a copy.
17 April 2000 | by (Streetsboro,Ohio) – See all my reviews

What's to dislike about this movie? Night Owl is a cute tune.Cliff Edwards and James Dunn have a lot of fun. June Knight looks good and Dorothy Lee takes the swivel hip's to a new level.If you can find a copy of this movie you can have an evening of fun.


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