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Dancing Co-Ed (1939)

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84 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

Right before the dancing Tobins ought to film a new production, his wife tells Freddy Tobin that she's pregnant. So the producer desperately has to seek a replacement and starts a countrywide competition among all college girls. However ...See moreRight before the dancing Tobins ought to film a new production, his wife tells Freddy Tobin that she's pregnant. So the producer desperately has to seek a replacement and starts a countrywide competition among all college girls. However the contest is bogus: young dancer Patty Marlow is sent to a little college in the Midwest. Only Pug, a college reporter, suspects something. Written by Tom Zoerner See less
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Writers
Albert Mannheimer (screen play) | Albert Treynor (based on a story by)
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Sep 29, 1939 (United States)

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68 cast members
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Lana Turner
Patty Marlow Patty Marlow   See fewer
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Richard Carlson
'Pug' Braddock 'Pug' Braddock   See fewer
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Artie Shaw and His Orchestra
Artie Shaw Orchestra (as Artie Shaw and His Band) Artie Shaw Orchestra (as Artie Shaw and His Band)   See fewer
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Artie Shaw
Artie Shaw Artie Shaw   See fewer
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Lee Bowman
Freddy Tobin Freddy Tobin   See fewer
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Thurston Hall
H.W. Workman H.W. Workman   See fewer
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Leon Errol
'Pops' Marlow 'Pops' Marlow   See fewer
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Roscoe Karns
Joe Drews Joe Drews   See fewer
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Mary Field
Miss May Miss May   See fewer
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Walter Kingsford
President Cavendish President Cavendish   See fewer
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Mary Beth Hughes
'Toddy' 'Toddy'   See fewer
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June Preisser
'Ticky' James 'Ticky' James   See fewer
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Monty Woolley
Professor Lange Professor Lange   See fewer
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Chester Clute
Braddock Braddock   See fewer
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Edward Arnold Jr.
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Georgie Auld
Tenor Saxophonist (uncredited) Tenor Saxophonist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alexander Albert Avola
Guitarist (uncredited) Guitarist (uncredited)   See fewer
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King Baggot
Man in Casting Office (uncredited) Man in Casting Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Benny Baker
Chief Evans (uncredited) Chief Evans (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Bedford
Secretary (voice) (uncredited) Secretary (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnny Best
Trumpeter (uncredited) Trumpeter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Bletcher
Radio Man (voice) (uncredited) Radio Man (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Brazeale
Kidnapper (uncredited) Kidnapper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rand Brooks
Steve (uncredited) Steve (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Caldwell
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Chapin
Captain (uncredited) Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dora Clement
Workman's Secretary (uncredited) Workman's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maxine Cook
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Daheim
Assistant Stage Director (uncredited) Assistant Stage Director (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Dawson
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Dease
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Deverell
Ms. Babe Harkness (uncredited) Ms. Babe Harkness (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmie Dundee
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edythe Elliott
Housemother Listening to Beethoven (uncredited) Housemother Listening to Beethoven (uncredited)   See fewer
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Caroline Frasher
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June Gittelson
Fat Girl (uncredited) Fat Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Gubbins
Kidnapper (uncredited) Kidnapper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lois James
Fat Girl in Gym (uncredited) Fat Girl in Gym (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edna Mae Jones
Girl in Gym Party (uncredited) Girl in Gym Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gwen Kenyon
Jean Royce (uncredited) Jean Royce (uncredited)   See fewer
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Veronica Lake
Woman on Motorcycle (uncredited) Woman on Motorcycle (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Lally
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Le Sueur
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethelreda Leopold
Flapjack Waitress (uncredited) Flapjack Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lynn Lewis
Ms. Toots Barton (uncredited) Ms. Toots Barton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maxine Marx
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Art Miles
Dimitri (uncredited) Dimitri (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mavis Mims
Ms. Christie Charter (uncredited) Ms. Christie Charter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Moorhouse
Workman's Stooge (uncredited) Workman's Stooge (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Oliver
Meek Truck Driver (uncredited) Meek Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Pastor
Tenor Saxophonist (uncredited) Tenor Saxophonist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Workman's Stooge (uncredited) Workman's Stooge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eugene Radovitch
Shakespearean Radio Actor (voice) (uncredited) Shakespearean Radio Actor (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buddy Rich
Drummer (uncredited) Drummer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Les Robinson
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Earl Seaman
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Thomas
Truck Driver (uncredited) Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Celia Travers
Carol (uncredited) Carol (uncredited)   See fewer
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Laura Treadwell
Dean of Women (uncredited) Dean of Women (uncredited)   See fewer
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Minerva Urecal
Woman on Radio (voice) (uncredited) Woman on Radio (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Van Zandt
Short Kidnapper (uncredited) Short Kidnapper (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Wald
Newscaster (uncredited) Newscaster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Walker
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sid Weiss
Bassist (uncredited) Bassist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wayne 'Tiny' Whitt
Fat Student (uncredited) Fat Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Winslow
Man on Motorcycle (uncredited) Man on Motorcycle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Baton Specialty (uncredited) Baton Specialty (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 335 votes