Born to Dance Movie Review Summary

Actors: Eleanor Powell, James Stewart

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Born to Dance

Eleanor Powell plays a young dancer who is hoofing her way to the top. On her way she makes friends with Una Merkel's wisecracking comedy character and loves Jimmy Stewart's character. When the temperamental star quits the show, Miss Powell is on her way to fame and fortune! With songs by Cole Porter and Miss Powell's phenomenal tapping, this is a 1930's musical that must be seen to be believed!
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The review of this Movie prepared by darryl clark

Born to Dance is a musical from 1936 about a navy sailor who falls in love with an aspiring dancer. The romance halts due to a publicity stunt created by the highly dislikable Broadway star, Lucy James. A fun treasure featuring singing by a very young Jimmy Stewart, and some terrific dancing by Buddy Ebson and Ellie Powell!
The review of this Movie prepared by Angela Allan

Script Analysis of Born to Dance

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   dancer Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   artist    -   actor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   warship City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing and dancing

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