MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 137,303 this week

Ups and Downs (1937)

 -  Short | Musical  -  9 October 1937 (USA)
6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 80 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

June Daily, daughter of stockbroker J. C. Daily, is engaged to father's assistant Richard Burton, but is enamored of tap-dancing elevator operator Hal Smith. J.C. has a hot tip on stock for... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 1587 titles
created 18 Mar 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Ups and Downs" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Ups and Downs (1937)

Ups and Downs (1937) on IMDb 6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Ups and Downs.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney
Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, Mary Astor
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

McGrath publishes books for children and Uncle Bump is one of the best sellers. Unfortunately, Greg, who is Uncle Bump, tends to drink too much and has not started his next book. Martha won... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog
Stars: Van Johnson, June Allyson, Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Lt. Col. Robert (Dutch) Holland was a third baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals, not a pitcher. While at spring training a B-36 flew over the field and Dutch was standing on third base. ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Mann
Stars: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Lovejoy
Woman's World (1954)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Needing to fill the position of general manager of his company, and believing that an executive's wife is crucial to her husband's success, auto industry mogul Gifford brings three couples ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco
Stars: Van Heflin, Lauren Bacall, Clifton Webb
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

D'Artagnan and his musketeer comrades thwart the plans of Royal Prime Minister Richelieu to usurp the King's power.

Director: George Sidney
Stars: Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, June Allyson
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Roy Mack
Stars: June Allyson, Jane Frazee, Ruth Frazee
Short | Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Sally Newton is in love with Lee Sullivan, a young tenor singer with Johnny Johnson's Orchestra, but her father prefers a stuffy young clerk as her suitor. She makes him taker her to the ... See full summary »

Director: Al Christie
Stars: Lee Sullivan, George Shelton, June Allyson
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Eric Wainwright (Van Johnson), a busy impresario, is besieged by hordes of wannabe concert stars, eager for their big break. One of them is Cynthia Potter (June Allyson), a talented pianist... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Stars: June Allyson, Van Johnson, Gig Young
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Hot-tempered Kathleen Maguire enlists the services of a young attorney to help her zookeeper father get his job back after he is fired for political reasons. In the midst of uncovering ... See full summary »

Directors: Melvin Frank, Norman Panama
Stars: June Allyson, Dick Powell, David Wayne
Comedy | Crime | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Don Weis
Stars: June Allyson, Van Johnson, Louis Calhern
Short | Musical | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Herman and Pat attend a dance at a co-ed school, with Pat dressing as a girl to become Herman's partner in an effort to avoid two homely girls forced upon them by the dean of women. Herman ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Hall
Stars: Tim Herbert, Pat Rooney Jr., June Allyson
The Shrike (1955)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A successful theatrical director is driven to failure by the machinations of his vengeful wife. Eventually, he lands in a mental hospital where both his wife and his new love, a young ... See full summary »

Director: José Ferrer
Stars: José Ferrer, June Allyson, Joy Page
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Hal Le Roy ...
Hal Smith
...
June Daily
Toni Lane ...
Singer
The Deauville Boys ...
Deauville Boys
Fred Hillebrand ...
Fred
...
Charlie
Reed Brown Jr.
Alexander Campbell
Edit

Storyline

June Daily, daughter of stockbroker J. C. Daily, is engaged to father's assistant Richard Burton, but is enamored of tap-dancing elevator operator Hal Smith. J.C. has a hot tip on stock for the Upsadaisy Elevator Company. When Richard goes out of town, June invites Hal to dinner with J.C. J.C. is no snob, and seizes the opportunity to ask an "expert" about Upsadaisy Elevators. Hal gives them a ringing endorsement, and J.C. buys all the stock he can get. When Richard learns this, he breaks his engagement to June, thinking J.C. has gone broke. But the stock flourishes, and J.C. introduces Hal as his new partner and future son-in-law. Lots of songs and dance in 21 minutes. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Short | Musical

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 October 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Broadway Brevities (1937-1938) (#8): Ups and Downs  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Included as an extra in the Warner DVD of Stage Door (1937). See more »

Connections

Featured in Added Attractions: The Hollywood Shorts Story (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Born to Love
(uncredited)
Music by M.K. Jerome
Played when Hal, June and her father are sitting at the table
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Love in an Elevator
20 August 2007 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

Hal Le Roy has his "Ups and Downs" as a tap-dancing elevator operator. He romances perky, rich elevator passenger June Allyson. After Ms. Allyson invites Mr. Le Roy out for a dinner date, he walks off the job. In order to show Allyson a good time, the poor Le Roy tries to get some money from tailor friend Phil Silvers.

Mr. Le Roy's an outstanding dancer, but the film's structure and sub-plots - something about taking stock in elevators, and a rival suitor named Richard - are very weak. Ms. Allyson and Mr. Silvers show only a hint of their later personas. Additionally, there are a couple of unrelated musical "showcase" numbers.

*** Ups and Downs (10/9/37) Roy Mack ~ Hal Le Roy, June Allyson, Phil Silvers


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Ups and Downs (1937) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?