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Two Girls on Broadway (1940)

Passed | | Musical, Romance | 19 April 1940 (USA)
Eddie sells his song to a Broadway producer and also lands a job dancing in the musical. He sends for his dance partner-fiancée Molly who brings her younger sister Pat. Upon seeing Molly ... See full summary »

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Eddie sells his song to a Broadway producer and also lands a job dancing in the musical. He sends for his dance partner-fiancée Molly who brings her younger sister Pat. Upon seeing Molly and Pat dance, the producer picks Pat for the show and gives Molly a job selling cigarettes. A wealthy friend of the Producer named Chad, also has is eye on Pat. Pat is teamed with Eddie in the specialty number as Kerns and Mahoney. Pat and Eddie soon realize that they are in love and must tell Molly. Pat balks at hurting Molly and goes out with Chad who already has five ex-wives. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Musical | Romance

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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This film received its initial telecast in Philadelphia Saturday 18 January 1958 on WFIL (Channel 6), followed by Los Angeles 24 June 1958 on KTTV (Channel 11) and by San Francisco 11 July 1959 on KGO (Channel 7). Ironically, New York City televiewers were among the last to get a look at it, when it finally aired 23 June 1962 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

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'Chat' Chatsworth: I never get married on an empty stomach.
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Remake of The Broadway Melody (1929) See more »

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True Love
(1940) (uncredited)
Music by Walter Donaldson
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Published in connection with this movie
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Wow!
15 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I never realized what a fabulous dancer Lana Turner was until I saw this movie. She was only 19 years old and gorgeous. What a pleasure to watch her dance with George Murphy. The story line was typical for its day but the dancing was really special. I never tire of watching Fred and Ginger but Lana Turner in this movie was just as terrific. I always thought of Lana as a so-so actress who tended to over act. She should have done more dancing and less of the Maddam X and Peyton Place roles. I had a new appreciation for her after seeing this movie and her wonderful dancing. Too bad the "Academy" doesn't give an "Oscar" for dancing.


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