Leroy Prinz


Choreographer

Biography

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Deception (1946)
Orch numbers staged by
Fiesta (1941)
Director
All-American Co-Ed (1941)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Starlift (1951)
Himself
Show Boat (1936)
Dance director

Writer (Feature Film)

All-American Co-Ed (1941)
From an Original story by

Producer (Feature Film)

Fiesta (1941)
Producer
All-American Co-Ed (1941)
Producer

Music (Feature Film)

The Eddie Cantor Story (1954)
Music numbers staged and Director by
Artists and Models Abroad (1938)
Music numbers staged by

Dance (Feature Film)

South Pacific (1958)
Boar's Tooth Ceremonial number
Sayonara (1957)
Matsubayashi Girls Revue numbers Supervisor
The Helen Morgan Story (1957)
Music numbers staged by
The Ten Commandments (1956)
Choreography
Stop, You're Killing Me (1953)
Dances staged by
April in Paris (1953)
Music numbers staged and Director by
The Desert Song (1953)
Musical numbers staged and Director
She's Back on Broadway (1953)
Music numbers staged and Director
So This Is Love (1953)
Music numbers staged and Director
Three Sailors and a Girl (1953)
Music numbers staged and Director
The Jazz Singer (1953)
Music numbers staged and Director
She's Working Her Way Through College (1952)
Music numbers staged and Director by
About Face (1952)
Music numbers staged and Director by
I'll See You In My Dreams (1952)
Music numbers staged and Director by
On Moonlight Bay (1951)
Music numbers staged and Director by
Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951)
Music numbers staged and Director
Starlift (1951)
Music numbers staged and Director by
The West Point Story (1950)
Dance numbers Director by
Tea for Two (1950)
Music numbers Director by
The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (1950)
Music numbers staged and Director by
It's a Great Feeling (1949)
Music numbers staged and Director by
One Sunday Afternoon (1949)
Music numbers staged by
Look for the Silver Lining (1949)
Music numbers staged and Director by
My Dream Is Yours (1949)
Music numbers staged by
Always Leave Them Laughing (1949)
Music numbers staged and Director by
Two Guys from Texas (1948)
Music numbers created and Director by
April Showers (1948)
Music numbers created and staged by
My Wild Irish Rose (1947)
Music numbers created and Director by
Escape Me Never (1947)
Ballet seq staged and Director by
The Time, the Place and the Girl (1946)
Music seq created and staged by
Night and Day (1946)
Dance nos created and Director
Rhapsody in Blue (1945)
Dance numbers created and Director by
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944)
Music nos staged by
Hollywood Canteen (1944)
Music nos created and Director by
The Desert Song (1943)
Dance numbers staged and Director by
The Hard Way (1943)
Dance numbers staged and Director by
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)
Dance numbers created and staged by
This Is the Army (1943)
Prod nos staged by
Mission to Moscow (1943)
Ballet staged by
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Dance numbers staged and Director
You're the One (1941)
Music numbers staged by
Time Out for Rhythm (1941)
Music numbers Director by
Road to Zanzibar (1941)
Music numbers staged by
There's Magic in Music (1941)
Dances staged by
Aloma of the South Seas (1941)
Music numbers staged by
Las Vegas Nights--"The Last Frontier Town" (1941)
Music numbers staged by
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941)
Dance Director
Love Thy Neighbor (1940)
Rochester's dance staged by
Too Many Girls (1940)
Dance numbers
Buck Benny Rides Again (1940)
dance numbers staged by
Remember the Night (1940)
Dance Director
Road to Singapore (1940)
Dances staged by
Dancing on a Dime (1940)
Music numbers staged by
I'm from Missouri (1939)
Dances staged by
Man About Town (1939)
Music numbers staged by
Sudden Money (1939)
Dances staged by
Zaza (1939)
Dances staged by
Saint Louis Blues (1939)
Dance numbers staged by
Paris Honeymoon (1939)
Dance Director
The Great Victor Herbert (1939)
Music numbers staged by
The Star Maker (1939)
Music numbers staged by
The Magnificent Fraud (1939)
Dances staged by
The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)
Dances staged by
Give Me a Sailor (1938)
Dances
Stolen Heaven (1938)
Dances staged by
Thrill of a Lifetime (1938)
Dances under Director of
Romance in the Dark (1938)
Dances staged by
Tropic Holiday (1938)
Dance Director
Every Day's a Holiday (1938)
Ensembles
Double or Nothing (1937)
Dances staged by
Waikiki Wedding (1937)
Dance Director
Swing High, Swing Low (1937)
Dance Effects
High, Wide and Handsome (1937)
Dance Director
Artists and Models (1937)
Music numbers staged by
Turn Off the Moon (1937)
Dance Director
Mountain Music (1937)
Dance Director
Champagne Waltz (1937)
Dances staged by
This Way Please (1937)
Dances staged by
Anything Goes (1936)
Dance ensembles staged by
The Big Broadcast of 1937 (1936)
Dance ensembles staged by
Rose of the Rancho (1936)
Dance ensembles staged by
Show Boat (1936)
Dance numbers staged by
College Holiday (1936)
Dances staged by
All the King's Horses (1935)
Dance and ensembles staged by
Stolen Harmony (1935)
Dance specialties staged by
The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935)
Dance ensembles staged by
Coronado (1935)
Dance ensembles staged by
Rumba (1935)
Dances & ensembles staged by
Collegiate (1935)
Dance ensembles staged by
Search for Beauty (1934)
Dance Director
College Rhythm (1934)
Dances and ensembles staged by
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1934)
Dance Director
We're Not Dressing (1934)
Specialty numbers
Murder at the Vanities (1934)
Dance numbers
Too Much Harmony (1933)
Dance ensembles by
Madame Satan (1930)
Choreographer

Director (Short)

A Boy and His Dog (1946)
Director
Musical Movieland (1944)
Director
The Road to Victory (1944)
Director
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys (1944)
Director
Vaudeville Days (1942)
Director

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) - They're Either Too Young Or Too Old Bette Davis (like all the Warner Bros. stars, donating her salary to the Hollywood Canteen she co-founded), delivers an original by Arthur Schwartz and Frank Loesser which earned an Academy Award nomination and became a widely recorded hit, in the variety propaganda effort Thank Your Lucky Stars, 1943, Conrad Wiedell her dance partner.
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) - That's What You Jolly Well Get The schtick for Errol Flynn (who like the other big names, donated his $50,000 salary to the armed services benefit Hollywood Canteen) for the wartime fundraiser show-within-a-show premise of the Warner Bros. propaganda feature is an original by Arthur Schwartz and Frank Loesser, staged by Leroy Prinz, in Thank Your Lucky Stars, 1943.
Time Out For Rhythm (1941) - A-Twiddlin' My Thumbs Ann Miller, first-billed among many in a Columbia variety feature, crushes a Sammy Cahn-Saul Chaplin tune, dance by LeRoy Prinz, as the maid for a singer that agents Rudy Vallee and Allen Jenkins hope to lure back, in B>Time Out For Rhythm, 1941.
College Swing (1938) - How'dja Like To Love Me? Just-introduced Martha Raye as Mabel, having just dropped her fake French persona, offering herself as a “Professor of Practical Romance,” for Bob Hope as Bud, who’s now in charge of staffing up the college, cueing an original tune by Burton Lane and Frank Loesser, in Paramount’s College Swing, 1938, starring George Burns and Gracie Allen.
College Swing (1938) - Title Song (Betty Grable) Just the third scene and not essential to the narrative, at what must be the dining hall, an original tune for Paramount by Frank Loesser and Hoagy Carmichael finds Skinnay Ennis launching a duet with Betty Grable, who switches to Jackie Coogan for the dance, choreography by LeRoy Prinz, Raoul Walsh directing, in College Swing, 1938, starring George Burns, Gracie Allen and Bob Hope.
She's Working Her Way Through College - I'll Be Loving You Professor (Ronald Reagan) Palmer presiding, erstwhile burlesque star Angela (Virginia Mayo) and jock Don (Gene Nelson) offer Vernon Duke and Sammy Cahn's I'll Be Loving You, staged by LeRoy Prinz, in She's Working Her Way Through College, 1952
She's Working Her Way Through College - Hot-Garters Gertie Tons of quality if short on plausibility, Ronald Reagan ("Professor Palmer") enters a Times Square burlesque joint where ex-student Angela (Virginia Mayo), under a stage name, offers Harry Warren and Al Dubin's With Plenty Of Money And You, opening She's Working Her Way Through College, 1952.
April In Paris (1952) - I'm Gonna Ring The Bell Tipsy diplomat Sam (Ray Bolger), has abandoned efforts to restrain showgirl Ethel (Doris Day) on the boat to France, instead launching his tap reprise of the song by Vernon Duke and Sammy Cahn, in April In Paris, 1952.
April In Paris (1952) - Life Is Such A Pleasure Imagining himself president, bumbling diplomat S. Winthrop Putnam (Ray Bolger) launches into a specialty tune by Vernon Duke and E.Y. Harburg, Leroy Prinz the credited choreographer, in the Warner Bros. musical April In Paris, 1952, starring Doris Day.
April In Paris (1952) - It Must Be Good Nervous diplomat Sam (Ray Bolger) on Broadway on state department business, discovers showgirl Ethel "Dynamite" Jackson (Doris Day), whom he's accidentally arranged to send to Paris, in a number with a song by Vernon Duke and Sammy Cahn, early in April In Paris, 1952.
It's A Great Feeling (1949) - There's Nothing Rougher Than Love Judy (Doris Day) headed home on the train after failure in Hollywood, dreams a Frenchified Sammy Cahn/Jule Styne number, shared with her erstwhile advocates Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan, in Warner Bros.' It's A Great Feeling, 1949.
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) - Yankee Doodle Boy Just the top of the "Yankee Doodle Boy" number from George M. Cohan's Little Johnny Jones as re-created by director Michael Curtiz and choreographer Leroy Prinz in the bio-pic Yankee Doodle Dandy, 1942, James Cagney in the lead.

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