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Paid to Dance (1937)

Approved | | Drama | 11 December 1937 (USA)
Government undercover agents William Dennis (Don Terry) and Joan Bradley (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells) are working to solve the disappearances of girls working as "taxi-dancers" from ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles C. Coleman (as C.C. Coleman Jr.)

Writers:

Leslie T. White (story), Robert E. Kent (screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Terry ... William Dennis
Julie Bishop ... Joan Bradley (as Jacqueline Wells)
Rita Hayworth ... Betty Morgan
Arthur Loft ... Jack Miranada
Paul Fix ... Nifty
Paul Stanton ... Charles Kennedy
Louise Stanley ... Phyllis Parker
Ralph Byrd ... Nickels Brown
Beatrice Curtis Beatrice Curtis ... Frances Mitchell
Bess Flowers ... Suzy
Beatrice Blinn ... Lois
Jane Hamilton Jane Hamilton ... Evelyn
Dick Curtis ... Mike Givens
Al Herman Al Herman ... Joe Krause
Thurston Hall ... State Governor
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Storyline

Government undercover agents William Dennis (Don Terry) and Joan Bradley (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells) are working to solve the disappearances of girls working as "taxi-dancers" from dance halls operated by Jack Miranda (Arthur Loft) and his henchman Nifty (Paul Fix). Dennis sets himself up as a theatrical booking agent, and shows his power by the opening and closing of Miranda's Paradise Club at will. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

Smash the most ruthless mob that ever menaced womanhood! (original lobby card) See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hard to Hold See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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A reviewer from "Daily Variety" wrote, this film "has all of the earmarks of being churned out with a minimum of expense and effort." See more »

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