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Ready, Willing and Able (1937)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Romance  |  6 March 1937 (USA)
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Clara Heineman
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Barry Granville
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Edward McNeil
Al Shaw ...
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May Boley ...
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Amores de Opereta  »

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Last film of Ross Alexander, who died two months before this film was released. See more »

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Referenced in The Honeymooners: The $99,000 Answer (1956) See more »

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The Gold Diggers' Song (We're in the Money)
(1933) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Played on piano and sung by Lee Dixon after he gets a $50,000 check
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15 May 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This film is of a long lost art--the lighthearted, unpretentious tuneful musical that provides breezy entertainment without apology. One number, "Be Handy With Your Feet," is actually rather catchy and fun, and shows Ruby Keeler off quite well. Even the chorines look like they're having fun. The casual opulence of the set (a kind of nightclub on an ocean liner) is another example of how even "B" films from a major studio gave a certain panache to frivolity far and above what was required. Overall, not bad at all.


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