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Dancing in the Dark (1949)

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92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Conceited actor Emery Slade, on a mission to recruit a Broadway star for Fox, picks unknown Julie Clarke instead.
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Director
Writers
Howard Dietz (play "The Band Wagon") | Jay Dratler (additional dialogue) | George S. Kaufman (play "The Band Wagon") | Mary C. McCall Jr. & 2 more
Cinematographer
Editor
Louis R. Loeffler (as Louis Loeffler)
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Updated Dec 2, 1949

Release date
Dec 2, 1949 (United States)

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60 cast members
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William Powell
Emery Slade Emery Slade   See fewer
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Mark Stevens
Bill Davis Bill Davis   See fewer
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Betsy Drake
Julie Clarke Julie Clarke   See fewer
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Adolphe Menjou
Melville Crossman Melville Crossman   See fewer
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Randy Stuart
Rosalie Brooks Rosalie Brooks   See fewer
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Lloyd Corrigan
John Barker John Barker   See fewer
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Hope Emerson
Mrs. Schlaghammer Mrs. Schlaghammer   See fewer
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Walter Catlett
Joe Brooks Joe Brooks   See fewer
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Don Beddoe
Barney Bassett Barney Bassett   See fewer
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Jean Hersholt
Jean Hersholt Jean Hersholt   See fewer
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Robert Adler
Studio Gate Guard (uncredited) Studio Gate Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Erville Alderson
Emery's Neighbor (uncredited) Emery's Neighbor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis Bacigalupi
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Joe Bautista
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Ralph Brooks
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Helen Brown
Esther (uncredited) Esther (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Carter
Tom (uncredited) Tom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Clark
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Walter Clinton
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Dick Cogan
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Belle Daube
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5.5 / 10 | 130 votes