Dancing Co-Ed

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Dancing Co-ed
Dancing Co-Ed FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by S. Sylvan Simon
Produced by Edgar Selwyn
Written by Albert Treynor (story)
Albert Mannheimer
Herbert Fields (uncredited)
Starring Lana Turner
Richard Carlson
Artie Shaw
Music by David Snell
Distributed by Loews, Inc.
Release dates
  • September 29, 1939 (1939-09-29)
Running time
84 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $425,000[1]
Box office $713,000[1]

Dancing Co-ed is a 1939 romantic comedy film starring Lana Turner in the titular role, Richard Carlson as an inquisitive college reporter, and bandleader Artie Shaw as himself.


When a dancer's partner becomes pregnant, a nation-wide search is instituted to find a replacement from among college women. A perfect choice is found, but she is not in school, resulting in various hijinks.


Veronica Lake has a small uncredited part.

Box office[edit]

According to MGM records the film earned $518,000 in the US and Canada and $195,000 elsewhere resulting in a profit of $21,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study .

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