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Ready, Willing and Able (1937)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 6 March 1937 (USA)
Two songwriters want to cast a British star in their new show.

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Jane
Lee Dixon ...
Pinky Blair
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J. Van Courtland
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Clara Heineman
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Barry Granville
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Angie
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Truman Hardy
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Teddy Hart ...
Yip Nolan
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Edward McNeil
Al Shaw ...
Moving Man (as Shaw)
Sam Lee ...
Moving Man (as Lee)
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Sir Samuel Buffington (Credits) / Bloomington (in Film)
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Dot
May Boley ...
Mrs. Beadle
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Two songwriters want to cast a British star in their new show.

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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 »

Soundtracks

Just a Quiet Evening
(1937) (uncredited)
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Played on piano and sung by Ross Alexander and danced to by Lee Dixon
with Ruby Keeler at the party
Played also as background music
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Ruby, Wini and Carol
12 August 2005 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

This movie is very nice. Not a must see but worth seeing. Ruby Keeler is always fun and pretty to watch. She dances fine in the movie. Carol Hughes is beautiful. Wini Shaw is an excellent singer and very beautiful. But she sounds a lot like Helen Morgan which is something that might of stopped her from gaining more fame. Ross Alexander is attractive and has a nice voice but he's no Dick Powell which stopped him from gaining fame at Warner Bros. Louise Fazenda is funny as usual. Anyone who criticizes Ruby's dancing, should see this movie, she dances quite well in "Handy with your feet" number. She acts fine and naturally as a girl in her position would.


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