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After discovering his star dancer is expecting and can't perform, film producer H.W. Workman and his publicist concoct a scheme to stage a college dance contest to find a new star.
This film was only a modest success at the box office, earning MGM a profit of $21,000 ($367,000 in 2017) according to studio records.
Emotional little bundle, aren't ya?
Patty Marlow: No, I'm the intellectual type.
'Pug' Braddock: Hmm...
Patty Marlow: But you're gonna be very grateful to me before this night's over.
'Pug' Braddock: Yeah, I...
'Pug' Braddock: Well, that's more like it!
Patty Marlow: Oh, I'm sorry.
'Pug' Braddock: Where'd ya learn that bit of jiu-jitsu?
When the girls are looking for a radio, they find the common radio is already being listened to, and they are asked if they want to hear Beethoven's Ninth. They don't, so they run off to find another radio. Beethoven's Ninth is played in that scene all right, but it's the last ten seconds.
In the opening credits Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (as Artie Shaw and His Band) are third-billed, but in the end credits cast list it is Artie Shaw listed individually who is third-billed.
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