Riding High (1943 film)

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This article is about a movie. For the Indianapolis nightclub, see Melody Inn (nightclub).
Riding High
Riding high.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by George Marshall
Produced by Fred Kohlmar
Written by Art Arthur
Walter DeLeon
James Montgomery
Ready Money
Arthur Phillips
Starring Dorothy Lamour
Dick Powell
Cinematography Harry Hallenberger
Karl Struss
Edited by LeRoy Stone
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • 1943 (1943)
Running time
88 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Riding High (also known as Melody Inn) is a 1943 American film starring Dorothy Lamour and Dick Powell, made in Technicolor, and released by Paramount Pictures. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Sound Recording (Loren L. Ryder).[1]


A city girl (Lamour) goes out West to star in a nightclub act and meets a gold prospector (Powell).


  • Dorothy Lamour as Ann Castle
  • Dick Powell as Steve Baird
  • Victor Moore as Mortimer J. Slocum
  • Gil Lamb as Bob 'Foggy' Day
  • Cass Daley as Tess Connors
  • Bill Goodwin as Chuck Stewart
  • Rod Cameron as Sam Welch
  • Glenn Langan as Jack Holbrook
  • Milt Britton as Himself (leader, Milt Britton's Band)
  • Milt Britton's Band as Themselves
  • The Cameron Troupe as Themselves


  1. ^ "The 16th Academy Awards (1944) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-14. 

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