Dames (1934)

In this film, Ezra Ounce is a silly millionaire who spearheads a national anti-fun movement. Ounce's distant cousin Dick Powell is a producer of musical comedies. Ounce's partner is Guy Kibbee, whose daughter is Ruby Keeler. Kibbee… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1934
DVD Release Date: March 21, 2006
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

The movie belongs to Berkeley and his wondrous production numbers, which are all erotic fantasies.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Spectacular black-and-white eye-catching numbers.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

The most Berkeleyesque of all [his films], for all the good and bad that entails.

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jay nixon
Textbook Busby Berkeley musical starts off slowly and actually is a bit trying but once they get the inane plot out of the way and hit the stage it becomes a… More
Anthony Valletta
Great early musical. The "I Only Have Eyes For You" number is really something.
Ken Stachnik
While it starts off a little slow (what do you want it's 1934), it finishes with a delightfully giddy third act. Busby Berkley is as insane and amazing as… More
Antonius Block
'Dames' is a bit like two movies in one - the first, the drab build-up to the second, with a millionaire played by Hugh Herbert giving his money away… More