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Swing Time (1936)

103 min - Comedy, Music, Romance - 27 August 1936
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Lucky is tricked into missing his wedding to Margaret by the other members of Pop's magic and dance act, and has to make $25000 to be allowed to marry her. He and Pop go to New York where they run into Penny, a dancing instructor. She and Lucky form a successful dance partnership, but romance is blighted (till the end of the film at least!) by his old attachment to Margaret and hers for Ricardo, the band leader who won't play for them to dance together.

Director:  George Stevens
Stars:  Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick, Eric Blore, Betty Furness, Georges Metaxa, Dennis O'Keefe, Landers Stevens

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Storyline

Lucky is tricked into missing his wedding to Margaret by the other members of Pop's magic and dance act, and has to make $25000 to be allowed to marry her. He and Pop go to New York where they run into Penny, a dancing instructor. She and Lucky form a successful dance partnership, but romance is blighted (till the end of the film at least!) by his old attachment to Margaret and hers for Ricardo, the band leader who won't play for them to dance together.


Collections: 1930s, George Stevens

Tagline: A glorious songburst of gaiety and laughter!

Genres: Comedy, Music, Romance

Details

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Language:  English
Release Date:  27 August 1936

Box Office

Budget:  $886,000
Revenue:  $2,600,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  RKO Radio Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 43 min

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