Swing Time

(1936)

Overview

Lucky is tricked into missing his wedding to Margaret by the other members of Pop's magic and dance act, and has to make $25,000 to be allowed to marry her. He and Pop go to New York where they run into Penny, a dancing instructor. She and Lucky form a successful dance partnership, but romance is blighted by his old attachment to Margaret and hers for Ricardo—the band leader who won't play for them to dance together.

  1. George Stevens

    Director

  2. Allan Scott

    Screenplay

  3. Howard Lindsay

    Screenplay

  4. Erwin S. Gelsey

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Fred Astaire

    Fred Astaire

    John "Lucky" Garnett

  2. Ginger Rogers

    Ginger Rogers

    Penelope "Penny" Carrol

  3. Victor Moore

    Victor Moore

    Pop Cardetti

  4. Helen Broderick

    Helen Broderick

    Mabel Anderson

  5. Eric Blore

    Eric Blore

    Gordon

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Swing Time
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Status Released

Release Information

  • August 27, 1936
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget $886,000.00

Revenue $2,600,000.00

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