Everybody's Dancin' (1950)

Genres - Dance, Musical, Mystery  |   Run Time - 65 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

By the standards of low-budget Lippert Productions, Everybody's Dancin' is an "A" picture. Country-western favorite Spade Cooley (who also co-produced and co-scripted) heads the enormous cast of this innocuous musical comedy. Setting the plot in motion is fast-talking Dick Lane, playing a phony entrepreneur who hopes to rescue a bankrupt ballroom called "Waltzland." The climax is the standard-issue Big Show, staged at the studios of Los Angeles television station KTLA (where Dick Lane was gainfully employed as a sportscaster). Featured acts include The Sons of the Pioneers, the Chuy Reyes Orchestra, The Flying Taylors, the Great Velardi and the Medians. Also thrown into the stew are a bunch of guest stars, including Roddy McDowall, western stars Jimmy Ellison , and Russell Hayden, and UPI columnist Virginia McPherson.



band [music group], bankruptcy, booking, business, carnival, dance [art], dance-hall, establishment [business], finances, friendship, help, music, musical [play], orchestra, owner, songwriter, swing-music