Dancing Sweeties (1930)

Musical | 19 July 1930

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HISTORY

The title of Harry Fried's story was "Three Flights ... More Less

The title of Harry Fried's story was "Three Flights Up." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
17 Aug 1930.
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New York Times
16 Aug 1930
p. 8.
Variety
20 Aug 1930
p. 15.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Warner Brothers Vitaphone Production
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Story
Adpt and Dial
Adpt and Dial
PHOTOGRAPHY
Photog
FILM EDITOR
MUSIC
SOUND
Rec eng
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the story "Three Flights Up" by Harry Fried (publication undetermined).
SONGS
"Wishing and Waiting for Love," words by Grant Clarke, music by Harry Akst
"Hullabaloo," words by Walter O'Keefe, music by Bobby Dolan
"I Love You, I Hate You," words and music by Al Bryan and Joseph Meyer
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SONGS
"Wishing and Waiting for Love," words by Grant Clarke, music by Harry Akst
"Hullabaloo," words by Walter O'Keefe, music by Bobby Dolan
"I Love You, I Hate You," words and music by Al Bryan and Joseph Meyer
"The Kiss Waltz," words by Al Dubin, music by Joe Burke.
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COMPOSERS
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DETAILS
Release Date:
19 July 1930
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
1 July 1930
Copyright Number:
LP1390
Physical Properties:
Sound
Vitaphone, produced with Western Electric apparatus
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,656
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
Yes
SYNOPSIS

An evening at Hoffman's Parisian Dance Palace offers a dance contest with the added attraction of a free public wedding and a furnished home for a bridal couple. Tall and handsome Bill Cleaver and gum-chewing, wise-cracking Jazzbo Gans, usual dance partners, are amused to hear "Needles" Thompson, an overly dressed sheik, declare he will win the cup. But when Bill sees Molly, Thompson's partner, he schemes to meet her. After some effort he manages to win her attention; and in a secluded booth they discuss their mutual problems, leaving Needles and Jazzbo to their devices. Later they are induced to substitute for the bridal couple, asserting their independence. Mrs. O'Neill is shocked to learn that Bill is only a soda jerk, but Mrs. Cleaver is sympathetic. Their happiness is threatened when Jazzbo lures Bill to another dance contest, but they are reconciled after Needles wins a cup with ... +


An evening at Hoffman's Parisian Dance Palace offers a dance contest with the added attraction of a free public wedding and a furnished home for a bridal couple. Tall and handsome Bill Cleaver and gum-chewing, wise-cracking Jazzbo Gans, usual dance partners, are amused to hear "Needles" Thompson, an overly dressed sheik, declare he will win the cup. But when Bill sees Molly, Thompson's partner, he schemes to meet her. After some effort he manages to win her attention; and in a secluded booth they discuss their mutual problems, leaving Needles and Jazzbo to their devices. Later they are induced to substitute for the bridal couple, asserting their independence. Mrs. O'Neill is shocked to learn that Bill is only a soda jerk, but Mrs. Cleaver is sympathetic. Their happiness is threatened when Jazzbo lures Bill to another dance contest, but they are reconciled after Needles wins a cup with Jazzbo. +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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