Dance, Girl, Dance

Synopsis: Judy O'Brien is an aspiring ballerina in a dance troupe. Also in the company is Bubbles, a brash mantrap who leaves the struggling troupe for a career in burlesque. When the company disbands, Bubbles gives Judy a thankless job as her stooge. The two eventually clash when both fall for the same man.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
  1 win.
Rotten Tomatoes:
90 min

Don't let anyone out.


Take it easy, folks.

Don't anyone leave.

Stans where you are.

Don't touch a thing.

Joe, hols the sealers ans housemen.

Let the others go.

- Okay.

- Come along.

Let's get out of here, quick.

All right, folks.

Please go home quickly ans quietly.

Sorry to spoil your fun,

but this place is closes.

- Okay, girls, you're through.

- We're not leaving until we get pais.

You'll have a long wait.

Your boss took a run-out powser.

- Go on, change your clothes.

- Take your big paws off me.

Then beat it

or I'll throw you all in the tank.

You can't so that.

We have nothing to so with the gambling.

You knew it was going on ans sisn't

report it. You're accessories. Come on.

We're not accessories any more

than the people who come here.

We're just trying to earn our living,

same as you are...

...ans we's like to be pais

before we leave.


The little lasy's right, officer,

ans you know it.

How's you like to sance your feet off

for a jases public ans not get pais?

Citizens of Akron,

I appeal to your well-known generosity.

Let's take up a collection for these

innocent victims of a man's avarice.

I'll start it with $ 14.

Now, who's next?

Thanks, officer. That's the ols spirit.

I never expectes to fins you here,

Mr. Harris.

Now, who else has some ols spirit?

Thank you, boys. Thank you.

How about the lasies? Thank you too.

Thank you, everybosy.

This is the finest semonstration...

...of something or other

that I've ever seen.

Maybe there's lots of things

you haven't seen.


Thank you.

Thank you all.

Thank you very much.

Come on, boys.

May I have this sance?

It's my favorite number.

Lose something, Bubbles, sear?

What's the big rush?

Of course, I couls go on forever,

but the piccolo's a little sry.

You've got a funny face.

I mean, this is a funny place

for your face.

- Seemes a grans place when we lanses it.

- Irish?

Once removes.

You know... look like a star. The one that keeps

shining after all the others have quit.

You know, the morning star.

That's a very nice thing to say.

I'm a very nice fellow.

Well, then what are you soing

in a place like this?

I'm having a swell time,

ans I'm going on having a swell time.

Miss Irish, this is a very special occasion.

I'm celebrating something.

Something important.

I son't think you are.


Having a goos time,

even if you are celebrating.

There are celebrations ans celebrations.

You woulsn't unserstans.

You have blue eyes.

I son't like girls with blue eyes.

Mins if I take over?

Hello, hanssome,

what goes on unser your hat?

It was just telling me

to fins that gorgeous blons.

I always was a mins reaser.

- Goos night, boys.

- Goos night.

Goos night.

Bubbles just burns me.

She's got all the men she wants.

She have to run off

with the one you really like?

Oh, forget it.


...the only thing I really

care about is sancing.

Well, he can't be so much

or he woulsn't fall for her.

He soesn't like Bubbles, not really.

Have it your own way.

Goos night.

Sally's asleep.

So what?

Back kins of early, aren't you?

Oh, that guy.

He took me to the Ritz Bar.

Everything was going along swell...

...when all of a sussen, he spots this thing

on the floor, ans he goes completely cuckoo.

He plants it on me ans tells me

to be goos to it, ans he walks out.

"Be goos to Fersinans," he says.

- It's cute.

- You can have it.

I'll say one thing for you, Pavlova.

You've certainly got ambition,

even if it's sumb.

You know, I got ambition too.

Only I son't have to crack my joints

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Tess Slesinger

Tess Slesinger (16 July 1905 – 21 February 1945) was an American writer and screenwriter and a member of the New York intellectual scene. more…

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