Lady, Let's Dance
|Lady, Let's Dance (1944)|
|Directed by||Frank Woodruff|
|Produced by||Trem Carr (executive producer)|
|Distributed by||Monogram Pictures|
|11 April 1944|
Lady, Let's Dance stars ice skater Belita as herself, James Ellison, and Walter Catlett. Appearances also include ice skating artists Myrtle Godfrey and the renowned comedy ice team Werner Groebli & Hansruedi (Hans) Mauch (more commonly known as Frick and Frack).
The plot focuses on Belita as she travels to a California resort, where she is unexpectedly hired as a last minute dance team replacement. She becomes a national star while the handsome resort manager gets fired and becomes a drifter, until he ends up in the Army.
Edward Kay's Oscar-nominated score included: "Golden Dreams", "Silver Shadows", "In the Days of Beau Brummel", "Ten Million Men and a Girl", "Dream of Dreams", "Rio", "Happy Hearts", "Esperanza", and the title song "Lady, Let's Dance".
- Belita as Herself
- James Ellison as Jerry Gibson
- Walter Catlett as Timber Applegate
- Barbara Woodell as Dolores (Mamie Potts)
- Lucien Littlefield as Mr. Snodgrass
- Emmett Vogan as Stack
- Harry Harvey as Fraser
- Jack Rice as Given
- Werner Groebli as Himself (a.k.a. 'Frick' - Frick and Frack)
- Hans Mauch as Himself (a.k.a. 'Frack' - Frick and Frack)
- Eugene Mikeler as Himself
- Maurice St. Clair as Manuelo
- Mitchell Ayres And His Orchestra
- Lou Bring And His Orchestra
- Henry Busse And His Orchestra
- Eddie Le Baron And His Orchestra
- Myrtle Godfrey as Herself (Ice Skating artist)
- MONOGRAM BIDS FOR THE BIG LEAGUE: SETS $500,000 BUDGET, A STUDIO RECORD, FOR ONE FILM -- OTHER ITEMS By FRED STANLEY HOLLYWOOD.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 26 Sep 1943: X3.
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