Dance, Girl, Dance
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)

Based on a story by Vicki Baum (of Grand Hotel) fame, Dance, Girl Dance finds innocent young Judy (Maureen O'Hara) journeying to the Big Apple in hopes of gaining fame as a classical dancer. Instead she ends up as the "stooge"… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 19, 2007
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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

As a piece of Hollywood history, the film's worth seeing, but it's no unsung masterpiece.

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Emanuel Levy

Arguably Dorothy Arzner's most personal film, this chronicle of female friendship is an anomaly: a feminist film made before feminism existed, directed by Hollywood's only female director, and a buddy picture before the genre was invented.

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Dan Callahan

Dorothy Arzner's best film, Dance, Girl, Dance, spotlights women's inner worlds.

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Bruce Bruce
Awesome movie, Lucille Ball like you never seen her before. This was made before she started playing the stupid housewife of Ricky Recardo. Her acting is over… More
Jonathan Hutchings
Dorothy Arzner is often remembered (and rightfully so) for her bravery -- the only regularly employed female director during the Golden Age, the first woman to… More
jay nixon
Lucy tears it up as Bubbles but the rest of the film is bland.