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Dancing on a Dime (1940)

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74 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

From Wikipedia Dancing on a Dime is a 1940 Paramount Pictures movie directed by Joseph Santley about five actors and dancers putting on a show while living in a theatre. It is adapted from a novel of the same name written by Dorothy Young,...See moreFrom Wikipedia Dancing on a Dime is a 1940 Paramount Pictures movie directed by Joseph Santley about five actors and dancers putting on a show while living in a theatre. It is adapted from a novel of the same name written by Dorothy Young, which itself is based loosely on her own life.[1] It starred Robert Paige, Peter Lind Hayes, Eddie Quillan, Frank Jenks, and Grace McDonald. It is known for its song, I Hear Music. See less
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Maurice Rapf (screenplay) | Anne Morrison Chapin (screenplay) | Allen Rivkin (screenplay) | Jan Lustig (story) (as Jean Lustig) | Max Kolpé (story)
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Updated Nov 1, 1940

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Nov 1, 1940 (United States)

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32 cast members
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Grace McDonald
Lorie Fenton Lorie Fenton   See fewer
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Robert Paige
Ted Brooks Ted Brooks   See fewer
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Virginia Dale
Dolly Stewart Dolly Stewart   See fewer
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Peter Lind Hayes
Dandy Joslyn (as Peter Hayes) Dandy Joslyn (as Peter Hayes)   See fewer
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Lillian Cornell
Doris Marlowe Doris Marlowe   See fewer
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Eddie Quillan
Jack Norcross Jack Norcross   See fewer
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Frank Jenks
Phil Miller Phil Miller   See fewer
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Carol Adams
Polly Adams Polly Adams   See fewer
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John Gallaudet
Frank Hurd Frank Hurd   See fewer
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Phillip Terry
Brent Martin (as Philip Terry) Brent Martin (as Philip Terry)   See fewer
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George Meader
L.L. Bancroft L.L. Bancroft   See fewer
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Charles Lane
Freeman Taylor Freeman Taylor   See fewer
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Arthur Aylesworth
Joe Phillips Joe Phillips   See fewer
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Fay Helm
Miss Greenfield Miss Greenfield   See fewer
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Tom Collins
Sammy Brooke Sammy Brooke   See fewer
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A.S. 'Pop' Byron
Night Watchman (uncredited) Night Watchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russ Coller
Usher (uncredited) Usher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Dickson
Fitter (uncredited) Fitter (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Flavin
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jerry Fletcher
Electrician (uncredited) Electrician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Phillips
Blonde (uncredited) Blonde (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Rogers
Dance Girl (uncredited) Dance Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sheila Ryan
Brunette (uncredited) Brunette (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Santley
Liquor Clerk (uncredited) Liquor Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Shannon
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred 'Snowflake' Toones
Jeff - Brass Polisher (uncredited) Jeff - Brass Polisher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herb Vigran
Cashier (uncredited) Cashier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Wheat
Man in Audience (uncredited) Man in Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy White
Dance Girl (uncredited) Dance Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lottie Williams
Wardrobe Woman (uncredited) Wardrobe Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 17 votes