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Overview

In this drama, an ex-vaudevillian dancer opens up a dance band agency and help street kids at the same time by hiring them to help out. Unfortunately, the local gang of hood's leader resists his attempts. More trouble ensues when the dancer helps a convict gain parole by hiring him. It later turns out that the ex-con is only interested in trying to use the agency as a front for extortion. Songs include the Oscar nominated "When There's a Breeze on Lake Louise," "Your Face Looks Familiar," "Heavenly, Isn't He?" "Let's Forget It," "You're Bad For Me," and "A Million Miles From Manhattan."

  1. Alfred E. Green

    Director

  2. Frank Ryan

    Screenplay

  3. Lewis R. Foster

    Screenplay

  4. Robert Hardy Andrews

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. George Murphy

    George Murphy

    Joe Jonathan

  2. Anne Shirley

    Anne Shirley

    Jessey Lee

  3. William Gargan

    William Gargan

    Tommy Fallon

  4. Richard Barthelmess

    Richard Barthelmess

    Ed Kirby

  5. Joan Merrill

    Joan Merrill

    Vicky Lane

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 15, 1942
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 26m

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