The New Pictures, Nov. 27, 1950

Let's Dance (Paramount) teams Fred Astaire with Betty Hutton in a talky musicomedy that takes its plot too seriously and its stars' special talents too lightly. As a war widow fighting her husband's stuffy family for custody of her son, Singer Hutton takes refuge in a nightclub and renews an old romance with Hoofer Astaire. Boy loses girl not once but twice, the child is seized or kidnaped three times, and the story is cluttered with what seems to be all the supporting players on the Paramount lot.

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