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Lady Be Good (1941)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical | 10 November 1941 (UK)
Songwriters Dixie Donegan and Eddie Crane are still in love after their divorce. Dixie's friend Marilyn Marsh tries to convince them to marry again, but this isn't that easy.

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Storyline

Songwriters Dixie Donegan and Eddie Crane are still in love after their divorce. Dixie's friend Marilyn Marsh tries to convince them to marry again, but this isn't that easy. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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Show World's Greatest Song And Dance Extravaganza ! See more »

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Comedy | Musical

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10 November 1941 (UK)  »

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Divorce en musique  »

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$863,460 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Originally, any song that was used in a movie was eligible for the Best Song Academy Award. Jerome Kern was himself upset at his win for "The Last Time I Saw Paris". Afterwards, he got the Academy to change the rule so that only original songs composed specifically for the movie were eligible. See more »

Goofs

When Marilyn is tap dancing with the dog, she does a few cartwheels. While she is on her hands, the tapping dancing sound continues. See more »


Soundtracks

Oh, Lady Be Good!
(1924) (uncredited)
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Sung by Red Skelton, Virginia O'Brien, John Carroll, Eleanor Powell,
Robert Young and Ann Sothern
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More wonderful TAP by the Berry Brothers & Eleanor Powell
4 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The fabulous tap dance and flash styling of the Berry Brothers is complimented by Eleanor Powell's beautiful tap and acrobatics. The Berry Brothers have never gotten the credit they deserved. Their artistry is something that has not been duplicated all these years later. From Tap Dance, Spins, Cane work to handsprings into splits, these men did it all! In this movie Eleanor Powell demonstrates she was one of the few women who genuinely deserved the solo spot in tap dancing. Musicals like this are sorely missed in today's entertainment. In the days this movie was produced, special effects, computer graphics couldn't take the place of talent. Truly a treasure of tap dance history. A must see for any tap enthusiast!!!


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