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Swing Time

Swing Time(1936)

Also Known As: I Won't Dance | Never Gonna Dance |

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Brief Synopsis

To prove himself worthy of his fiancee, a dancer tries to make it big, only to fall for his dancing partner.

Cast & Crew

George Stevens Director
Fred Astaire John "Lucky" Garnett
Ginger Rogers Penelope "Penny" Carrol
Victor Moore Everett "Pop" Cardetti
Helen Broderick Mabel Anderson
Eric Blore Gordon
Betty Furness Margaret Watson
Georges Metaxa Ricardo "Ricky" Romero
Landers Stevens Judge Watson
Abe Reynolds Schmidt
Gerald Hamer Eric Lacanistram

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 27 Aug 1936
Release Date:  1936 Production Date:  A Pandro S. Berman Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Victor System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  103 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • So what if the plot is thin?

    Anthony 2017-12-22

    People who kvetch about the alleged thinness of the plots of Astaire/Rogers musicals irk me. They were not murder mysteries. There were boulevard farces.... MORE>

  • Still my Favorite

    Eliza 2017-06-22

    It was the first Fred and Ginger movie I watched, and it remains my favorite. I know the plot is rather thin and fake, but hey, it's old Hollywood.... MORE>

  • swing time

    kevin sellers 2017-02-28

    Those Hermes Pan staged dance numbers'll cure you of your Great Depression, as will the wonderful Jerome Kern/Dorothy Fields songs, and Astaire and... MORE>