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Dancing on a Dime (1940)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 1 November 1940 (USA)
From Wikipedia Dancing on a Dime is a 1940 Paramount Pictures movie directed by Joseph Santley about five actors and dancers putting on a show while living in a theatre. It is adapted from ... See full summary »

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Lorie Fenton
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Ted Brooks
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Dolly Stewart
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Dandy Joslyn (as Peter Hayes)
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Doris Marlowe
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Mac
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Jack Norcross
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Phil Miller
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Polly Adams
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Frank Hurd
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Brent Martin (as Philip Terry)
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L.L. Bancroft
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Freeman Taylor
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Joe Phillips
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From Wikipedia Dancing on a Dime is a 1940 Paramount Pictures movie directed by Joseph Santley about five actors and dancers putting on a show while living in a theatre. It is adapted from a novel of the same name written by Dorothy Young, which itself is based loosely on her own life.[1] It starred Robert Paige, Peter Lind Hayes, Eddie Quillan, Frank Jenks, and Grace McDonald. It is known for its song, I Hear Music.

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IT'S A MUSICAL METEOR! (original ad - all caps)

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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1 November 1940 (USA)  »

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Juventud danzante  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Referenced in M*A*S*H: Baby, It's Cold Outside (1978) See more »

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Dancing on a Dime
Music by Burton Lane
Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Sung by Grace McDonald (as Grace MacDonald) and Robert Paige
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