A young riveter working high up on a steel girder watches a girl practising a tap-dance in a building opposite, and while applauding her, he loses his balance and falls.
Did You Know?
The plot of this film is based in part on the real life story of its writer/star, the dancer and actor Jack Donahue
, who as a young man once worked as a riveter on the skyscrapers of Manhattan until he had a serious fall. As physical therapy, he learned how to tap dance, a skill which lead to his career in show business. He eventually became a dance director in Hollywood and then the film director of many television series, among them The Lucy Show
(1962). He married the co-star of this film, Tutta Rolf
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Walking The Beam
Written by Kenneth Leslie-Smith
and James Dyrenforth See more