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The Dance of Life (1929)

115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A vaudeville comic and a pretty young dancer aren't having much luck in their separate careers, so they decide to combine their acts and in order to save money on the road, they get married.
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Writers
Benjamin Glazer (screenplay) | Arthur Hopkins (play "Burlesque") | Julian Johnson (titles) | George Manker Watters (dialogue adaptation) (play "Burlesque")
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Updated Aug 16, 1929

Release date
Aug 16, 1929 (United States)

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27 cast members
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Hal Skelly
Ralph 'Skid' Johnson Ralph 'Skid' Johnson   See fewer
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Nancy Carroll
Bonny Lee King Bonny Lee King   See fewer
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Dorothy Revier
Sylvia Marco Sylvia Marco   See fewer
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Ralph Theodore
Harvey Howell (as Ralph Theadore) Harvey Howell (as Ralph Theadore)   See fewer
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Charles D. Brown
Lefty Miller Lefty Miller   See fewer
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May Boley
Gussie Gussie   See fewer
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Oscar Levant
Jerry Evans Jerry Evans   See fewer
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Gladys DuBois
Miss Sherman Miss Sherman   See fewer
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Jim Farley
Champ Melvin Champ Melvin   See fewer
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George Irving
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Gordona Bennet
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Miss La Reno
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Corra Beach
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Charlotte Ogden
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Kay Deslys
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Magda Blom
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Thelma McNeil
Gilded Girl (as Thelma McNeal) Gilded Girl (as Thelma McNeal)   See fewer
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John Cromwell
Speakeasy Doorkeeper Speakeasy Doorkeeper   See fewer
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A. Edward Sutherland
Theater Attendant Theater Attendant   See fewer
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Theresa Allen
Chorine (uncredited) Chorine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lorena Carr
The Lady Of Holland (uncredited) The Lady Of Holland (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher
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Marjorie Kane
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William H. O'Brien
Room Service - Waiter #86 (uncredited) Room Service - Waiter #86 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Oliver
Telegraph Clerk (uncredited) Telegraph Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 263 votes