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    And She Learned About Dames (1934) takes a young starlet behind the scenes of the Busby Berkeley musical Dames (1934).

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Dames (And She Learned About Dames) - (Original...
Dames featurette
Dames (And She Learned About Dames) - (Original Movie Promo)
And She Learned About Dames (1934) takes a young starlet behind the scenes of the Busby Berkeley musical Dames (1934).>
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Gold Diggers Of 1933 (1933) -- (Movie Clip) I Hate Starving In Bed
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Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Dames (1934)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Dames, 1934.
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Dames (1934)
Ben Mankiewicz Intro -- Dames (1934)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Dames, 1934. >
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Dames (1934) -- (Movie Clip) The Girl At...
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Dames - (Original Trailer)
Dames
A reformer's daughter wins the lead...
Dames - (Original Trailer)
A reformer's daughter wins the lead in a scandalous Broadway show in Busby Berkeley's musical Dames (1934).>
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