GenreComedy, Romance Duration CountryUnited States
WriterAlbert Mannheimer, Herbert Fields Release dateSeptember 29, 1939 (1939-09-29) ScreenplayHerbert Fields, Albert Mannheimer CastLana Turner (Patty Marlow), Richard Carlson ('Pug' Braddock), Artie Shaw (Himself), Ann Rutherford (Eve), Lee Bowman (Freddy Tobin), Thurston Hall (H.W. Workman) Similar moviesLana Turner appears in Dancing Co Ed and Two Girls on Broadway
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Dancing co ed
Dancing Co-Ed is a 1939 American romantic comedy film directed by S. Sylvan Simon and starring Lana Turner in the titular role, Richard Carlson as an inquisitive college reporter, and bandleader Artie Shaw as himself.
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When a dancer's partner becomes pregnant, a nationwide search is instituted to find a replacement from among college women. A perfect choice is found, but she is not in school, resulting in various hijinks.
Lana Turner as Patty Marlow
Richard Carlson as Michael "Pug" Braddock
Artie Shaw as Himself
Ann Rutherford as Eve Greeley
Lee Bowman as Freddy Tobin
Thurston Hall as Henry W. Workman
Leon Errol as Sam "Pops" Marlow
Roscoe Karns as Joe Drews
Mary Field as Miss Jenny May
Walter Kingsford as President Cavendish
Mary Beth Hughes as "Toddy" Tobin
June Preisser as "Ticky" James
Monty Woolley as Professor Lange
Chester Clute as Pee Wee
Veronica Lake and Robert Walker have uncredited parts.
According to MGM records the film earned $518,000 in the US and Canada and $195,000 elsewhere resulting in a profit of $21,000.