About

Lucky is tricked into missing his own wedding again and has to make $25,000 so her father allows him to marry Margaret. He and business partner Pop go to New York where they run into dancing instructor Penny. She and Lucky form a successful dance partnership, but romance is blighted by his old attachment to Margaret and hers for Ricky Romero.

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Directed by

George Stevens

Written by

Allan Scott (Screenplay)
Howard Lindsay (Screenplay)
Erwin S. Gelsey (Story)
Dorothy Fields (Lyricist)

Runtime

103 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

A glorious songburst of gaiety and laughter!

Cast

Keywords

singing new york city musical black and white gambler based on short story ballroom dancing dancing jilted woman dance instructor back stage

Photos

Lists

#90 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#30 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Music, Original Song

Oscar nomination for Best Dance Direction