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Let's Dance (1950)

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Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a ... See full summary »

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Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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HEARTS ARE DANCING WITH JOY! (original print ad - all caps)


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29 November 1950 (USA)  »

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Nasci Para Bailar  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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Featured in Fred Astaire: Change Partners and Dance (1980) See more »

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Piano Dance
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Music by Tommy Chambers, Van Cleave and Fred Astaire
Performed by Fred Astaire
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Some great moments, but disappointing overall
8 March 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie begins well with Betty Hutton singing a fast brassy comedic song that is very much in her style. Unfortunately that's the only really notable song in the movie. Also unfortunately Hutton and Astaire don't have a lot of chemistry; her energetic brassiness just doesn't mesh well with his casual stylishness.

The high point of the movie is a very funny Astaire dance number on a piano. I promptly found it on Youtube and posted it on Facebook for all my dancer friends.

The story is rather uncomfortable, covering too long a period of time, feeling a little convoluted and requiring sudden, inexplicable changes of heart to keep it going. It's still kind of fun, but the lack of good musical numbers and the weak story keep it from being as much fun as it should be.


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