Passed | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Drummer Stanley Maxton moves to Los Angeles with dreams of opening his own club, but falls in with a gangster and a nightclub dancer and ends up accused of murder.
One of several "fringe" musicals in the MGM canon, meaning dramas or comedies that feature one or more musical numbers, but not enough to qualify it as a proper musical. The Strip (1951) actually includes a great deal of music - including several ... ...
Mr. Maxton, I'm not doing anything. I know a swell place where we can eat. The food is the bitter end!
After the dance number with Jane and the three guys with serving trays, they place the trays behind him and the sticks on the bottom they held while dancing were clearly visible, but cut to the next shot and the trays are flat on the floor.