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Second Chorus(1940)

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Brief Synopsis

Two composers vie for their lady manager's heart as they head for Broadway.

Cast & Crew

H. C. Potter Director
Fred Astaire Danny O'Neill
Paulette Goddard Ellen Miller
Artie Shaw Artie Shaw
Charles Butterworth Mr. [J. Lester] Chisolm
Burgess Meredith Hank Taylor
Jimmy Conlon Mr. Dunn
Marjorie Kane Secretary
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York premiere: 3 Dec 1940
Release Date:  1940 Production Date:  EB; EmGee #6145-S
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording) Production Co:  National Pictures Corp. of California
Duration(mins):  83 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,814    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • second chorus

    kevin sellers 2017-02-27

    Just enough Astaire dance numbers (especially the one where he's an orchestra leader) and Artie Shaw music to keep this heavy "comedy" from... MORE>

  • welcome to modern times

    don letta 2016-03-25

    Second Chorus is Astaire's entrance into the jazzy, swinging' forties... and without Ginger. This time out, his partner is a non-musical Paulette... MORE>

  • Swing romance, Second chorus

    el debbo 2014-10-14

    Three stars for the parts featuring Artie Shaw, in his office, rehearsing with the band, telling the car valet "Don't bury it, brother, I'll... MORE>