Miss Winters is a dancer with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and is asked to secretly transport a prototype magnetic mine to Puerto Rico. Read More »
Tag Archives: Eleanor Powell
As dancer Ginny Walker performs on stage, a veiled woman in the audience stands up, accuses Ginny of stealing her husband and then fires a gun at her. Read More »
West Point cadet Dick Thorpe falls in love with a girl, who turns out to be a princess from an European kingdom. Read More »
I Dood It (1943) Vincente Minnelli, Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell, Richard Ainley, Romance, Comedy, Musical, Thriller
Constance Shaw is a dance star on Broadway, Joseph Rivington Renolds is a keen fan of her. Read More »
Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937) Roy Del Ruth, Robert Taylor, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Musical, Romance, Comedy
Steve Raleight wants to produce a show on Broadway. He finds a backer, Herman Whipple and a leading lady, Sally Lee. Read More »
Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend Gunny’s wife, Jenny, a girl, Nora Paige, and falls in love. Nora wants to become a dancer on Broadway. Ted rescues the Pekinese of Lucy James, a Broadway star during a public relations campaign on his submarine. Lucy falls in love with Ted, and Ted is ordered by his Captain to meet her in a night club, in spite of the fact that he has a date with Nora. Nora, who lives with Jenny and her and Gunny’s daughter, doesn’t want to hear anything from Ted, after she spotted a picture of Ted and Lucy in the morning paper. Lucy convinces her manager Dinehart to stop the press campaign and tells him that she would leave the production, if another photo or article of her and Ted is published. Nora has become her understudy, and she begins to think her behaviour to Ted over. Suddenly she is fired after Dinehart told her to dance a number Lucy James called undanceable. But when Ted is told the whole story, he knows what to do.
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Honolulu (1939) Edward Buzzell, Eleanor Powell, Robert Young, George Burns, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Movie star Brooks Mason tries to avoid his fans and spend some weeks on vacation. When Hawaiian plantage-owner George Smith is mistaken by Mason’s fans for Mason and brought to Mason’s home. They decide to change their identitiess for a few weeks. But George Smith is mobbed by Mason’s fans again on a personal appearance tour in New York, Mason falls in love to dancer Dorothy March, who also is on her way to Hawaii. Problems for Mason arise due to the fact that Smith is engaged with Cecilia Grayson, and her wealthy father believes, that Smith has double-crossed him. Mason isn’t able to establish a connection with Smith in New York due to his agent’s orders…
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Bob Gordon is staging a new Broadway Show, but he is short of money. He gets an offer of money by the young widow Lilian, if she can dance in his new show. Bert Keeler, a paper man, gets this information and is writing about this in his column in an slight unfriendly way. Gordon’s old class mate Irene Forster, a tap dancer from Albany also tries to get the leading role in this show, but Lilian insists in getting this part herself. So Irene Forster, Bert Keeler and Gordon’s secretary Kitty start a little game to get Irene the leading role.
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