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Rhythmitis (1936)

Approved | | Musical, Short | 13 June 1936 (USA)

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A doctor develops pills that make Hal a great tap dancer. Lola Green sees Hal dancing in a drugstore and asks him to join her vaudeville show. Everything is fine until Hal's pills disappear.

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Complete credited cast:
... Hal
... Lola Green
... Frances Hunt
Rollo Pickert ... Stilt Dancer
Barry McKinley ... Singer
Fred Hillebrand ... Lola's Manager
Hugh Cameron ... Dr. Hypo
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A doctor develops pills that make Hal a great tap dancer. Lola Green sees Hal dancing in a drugstore and asks him to join her vaudeville show. Everything is fine until Hal's pills disappear.

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Musical | Short

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13 June 1936 (USA)  »

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Broadway Brevities (1935-1936 season) #28: Rhythmitis  »

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Vitaphone production reels #1980-1981. See more »

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

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An Evening with You
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played as background music at the beginning of the restaurant scene
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Silly, but Fun
22 September 1998 | by See all my reviews

While the plot is silly, this musical short is light and fun. Hal LeRoy performs some snappy tap steps and Toby Wing is awfully cute. (Even if her dumb blonde routine is tiresome.) The music is mundane, but there is one incredible dance routine involving a tuxedo-clad man on stilts.


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