Dancing Sweeties

Overview

Dancing Sweeties is set primarily in a Chicago dance emporium. During a dance contest, Bill Grant Withers and Molly Sue Carol meet and fall in love. Deciding to go professional, Bill drops Molly when she proves unable to memorize their dance routines. Finally, however, Bill realizes that there's more to life than a syncopated pair of tootsies, and he proposes to Molly. The film's four songs were hummable but forgettable: a fifth, "Dancing With Tears in My Eyes," was cut from the final release print but went on to...
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Overview

Dancing Sweeties is set primarily in a Chicago dance emporium. During a dance contest, Bill Grant Withers and Molly Sue Carol meet and fall in love. Deciding to go professional, Bill drops Molly when she proves unable to memorize their dance routines. Finally, however, Bill realizes that there's more to life than a syncopated pair of tootsies, and he proposes to Molly. The film's four songs were hummable but forgettable: a fifth, "Dancing With Tears in My Eyes," was cut from the final release print but went on to become a hit thanks to incessant radio and jukebox exposure. The reviewer for Variety at the time of the film's release described Dancing Sweeties as typical of a genre in which the characters' brains were in their feet.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/14/2012
  • UPC: 883316499825
  • Original Release: 1930
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  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Full Frame
  • Time: 1:01:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 82,555

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Grant Withers Bill Cleaver
Sue Carol Molly O'Neill
Edna Murphy Jazzbo Gans
Eddie Phillips Needles Thompson
Kate Price Mrs. O'Neal
Tully Marshall Mr. Cleaver
Vince Barnett Ted Hoffman
Billy Bletcher Bud
Eddie Clayton Onions
Margaret Seddon Mrs. Cleaver
Sid Silvers Terry Browne
Technical Credits
Ray Enright Director
Joe Jackson Screenwriter
Robert Kurrle Cinematographer
George Marks Editor
Gordon Rigby Screenwriter
Louis Silvers Musical Direction/Supervision
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