Cinema: The New Pictures: Dec. 11, 1933

Dancing Lady (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). A burlesque dancer named Janie Barlow (Joan Crawford) meets a jaunty young socialite named Tod Newton (Franchot Tone). He sees to it that she gets a front line position in the chorus of a deluxe revue. The revue's dance director (Clark Gable) observes that she has talent and enthusiasm, makes her the star.

If the cinema is a trustworthy reporter of life, producing a musical comedy must be a superhuman task. In this picture such difficulties as are to be anticipated crop up in connection with the musicomedy, called Dancing...

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