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Go Into Your Dance (1935)

 -  Crime | Drama | Musical  -  20 April 1935 (USA)
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Al Howard may be a star on Broadway, but he is no longer welcomed by any producer. It seems that he just trots off to Mexico any time he wants causing shows to close and producers to lose ... See full summary »

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Al Howard
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Dorothy 'Dot' Wayne
Glenda Farrell ...
Molly Howard
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Duke Hutchinson (as Barton Mac Lane)
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Irma 'Toledo' Knight
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Mexican in La Cucaracha Cantina
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Luana Wells
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Nellie Lahey (Blonde Showgirl) (as Sharon Lynne)
Benny Rubin ...
Drunk in La Cucaracha Cantina
Phil Regan ...
Eddie 'Teddy' Rio
Gordon Westcott ...
Fred
William B. Davidson ...
Tom McGee (as William Davidson)
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Café Showgirl
Joseph Crehan ...
H.P. Jackson
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Al Howard may be a star on Broadway, but he is no longer welcomed by any producer. It seems that he just trots off to Mexico any time he wants causing shows to close and producers to lose money. When his sister Molly can no longer find Al work, she teams him up with talented Dorothy for a club date in Chicago. Flush with another success, Al wants to open his own club on Broadway, so he borrows money from a gangster to open the show. Al has Dorothy, who he ignores, the gangsters dough and the gangster's sweetie Luana. All he has to do is keep them all happy, but Luana wants Al. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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20 April 1935 (USA)  »

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Following the sensational success of Columbia's The Jolson Story (1946), Warner Bros. decided that Jolson's revived fame was a good reason to reissue this film. Although there were no changes or censor cuts, Warners did make up new opening credits, which added the famous later Warner "fanfare" and gave Jolson solo over-the-title billing. (Originally he and Keeler had both been starred. She was now listed in smaller print, with the rest of the supporting cast.) Additionally, the studio added a written prologue to make sure audiences knew that the story was set back in the long-ago and far-away time of 1935. See more »

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Molly Howard, aka Lucille Thompson: What happened?
Dorothy Wayne: Well, man meets girl, girl meets husband, husband meets man, man meets sidewalk.
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(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land
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This is one of the underrated musicals of the 1930s.
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This is one of the underrated musicals of the 1930s. But it has a lot going for it, most notably the electric performance of one of the greatest entertainers before microphones, Al Jolson. Jolson demonstrates in this film why he could have audiences in the palm of his hand---the power of his voice and the awesome reach of his personality come across on the screen as they must have in a vaudeville house or on the musical comedy stage. Ruby Keeler is also fine as the femme fatale, dancing with great style (though the film could have profited from the talents of a master choreographer like Busby Berkeley!). And Barton MacLane is grand as the heavy. The songs by Harry Warren and Al Dubin are charming and winning, especially such jewels as "She's a Latin From Manhattan," "About a Quarter To Nine," and the title song. In all, a winning little film.


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