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Nicoleff
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Ann Prentiss
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Mrs. Prentiss
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T. Mosley Thorpe
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Betty Hawes
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Humbolt Prentiss
Joseph Cawthorn ...
Schultz
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Louis Lamson
Dorothy Dare ...
Arline Davis
Wini Shaw ...
Winny (as Winifred Shaw)
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In a luxury hotel stage director Nicoleff stages a show to get the money to pay his bills. Mrs. Prentiss, who is backing the show wants her daughter Ann to marry the millionaire T. Mosely Thorpe, but Ann falls in love with Dick Curtis, while Dick's girl friend marries Ann's brother Humbolt. But the hotel secretary Betty knows a way to avoid dificulties with old Mrs. Prentiss. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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15 March 1935 (USA)  »

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Aranyásók 1935-ben  »

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Grace Hayle is an actress in studio records playing "Mrs. Fry," but she was not seen in the movie. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where many people pay 25 dollars each for tickets to the charity musical (59:10 into the film) the money being paid is very clearly in pesos. In fact, each of the top bills clearly states 'Vente Pesos' and are obviously not American bills. Yet, all the dialog keeps referring to 'dollars' and there is no indication that Lake Waxapahachie, where the resort is located, is anything but an American resort. See more »

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Winny: Remind me after the show to slap your face.
Nicoleff: Nicoleff never forgets.
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Moonlight and You
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Music by Harry Warren
Played on the radio during the boat scene
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of course the plot is trite
26 July 2006 | by (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

Who cares if this plot has been seen before, and/or how many times? There is pure magic in this film, and the magic is the production number, "LULLABY OF Broadway". This picture deserves classic status for that number. It starts with the very affecting voice of a woman singing right to the audience. We are treated to an elderly Fred-and-Ginger type of dancing which, in spite of the ages of the dancers, is one of the smoothest, slickest, thrillingly romantic dance sequences you'll ever see. Then there is the tippy, tappy magic of ALL those dancers, tapping their way onto the screen. There is no better production number ever to appear in any movie. (I am allowed exaggeration; I am Sicilian). Do yourself a great favor and see this dance number.


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