About the film
dancer based on novel or book marriage proposal musical great depression theater director revue jail singing black and white pre-code burlesque manhattan, new york city police raid broadway show uptown night court financial backer
Release Date: November 24, 1933
|Slogan||:||«The Scenes Are Enthralling! The Electrical Ballet! Girls in Cellophane! Mirrors of Venus! Merry-Go-Round Girls»|
|Director||:||Robert Z. Leonard|
|Producers||:||David O. Selznick, John W. Considine Jr.|
|Writers||:||Arthur Freed, James Warner Bellah, Allen Rivkin, P.J. Wolfson, Dorothy Fields, Lorenz Hart, Harold Adamson|
Janie lives to dance and will dance anywhere, even stripping in a burlesque house. Tod Newton, the rich playboy, discovers her there and helps her get a job in a real Broadway musical being directed by Patch. Tod thinks he can get what he wants from Janie, Patch thinks Janie is using her charms rather than talent to get to the top, and Janie thinks Patch is the greatest. Steve, the stage manager, has the Three Stooges helping him manage all the show girls. Fred Astaire and Nelson Eddy make appearances as famous Broadway personalities.