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Dancing on the Ceiling (1937)

Approved | | Musical, Short | 2 January 1937 (USA)
A young man follows a pretty girl into her office, which turns out to be a musical dentist office. Cute chorus girls attend to the many male customers, and the girl the young man was ... See full summary »

Director:

Murray Roth

Writer:

Jack Barton Loeb (story)
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A young man follows a pretty girl into her office, which turns out to be a musical dentist office. Cute chorus girls attend to the many male customers, and the girl the young man was following is revealed to be the dentist. She gives the young man anesthetic gas and he dreams the dentist and her troupe of nurses are dancing on the ceiling. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Musical | Short

Certificate:

Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 January 1937 (USA) See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Included as an extra on the 'Double Wedding' DVD, disc 3 of the 'TCM Spotlight: Myrna Loy and William Powell Collection'. See more »

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Decent musical/comedy curio from MGM in the 30's!
17 August 2016 | by talisencrwSee all my reviews

This was a decent musical/comedic short that was an extra on my 'Double Wedding' DVD, disc 3 of my 'TCM Spotlight: Myrna Loy and William Powell Collection'. Though it definitely utilizes the poor-boy version, or the second fiddles, of the studio's song-and-dance division, I had no trouble with it. I wouldn't have specifically paid to watch something of this resolutely mediocre quality, but seeing it as a free extra tacked on wasn't bad. It's short and sweet and gives one a different look at what a musical number from the period, either on Broadway or in film, would be like. Glad I spent a few minutes watching this little curio from four generations ago.


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