Broadway Melody of 1940

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Director

Norman Taurog

Cast

Fred Astaire as Johnny Brett

Eleanor Powell as Clare Bennett

George Murphy as King Shaw

Frank Morgan as Bob Casey

Ian Hunter as Bert C. Matthews

Florence Rice as Amy Blake, Casey’s Secretary

Lynne Carver as Emmy Lou Lee

Ann Morriss as Pearl Delonge

Writers

Leon Gordon (screen play)

George Oppenheimer (screen play)

Jack McGowan (original story)

Dore Schary (original story)


Summary

Johnny Brett and King Shaw are at the bottom of the heap, and barely scraping by in dance halls. When a producer catches sight of Brett's moves, he wants to cast him as the dance partner of the Broadway star Clare Bennett.
Johnny Brett and King Shaw are at the bottom of the heap, and barely scraping by in dance halls. When a producer catches sight of Brett's moves, he wants to cast him as the dance partner of the Broadway star Clare Bennett.

Genre

Musical

Released

February 9, 1940

Runtime

1hr 42min

MPAA

Not Rated

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