Dancing on a Dime

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Dancing on a Dime
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Directed by Joseph Santley
Written by Maurice Rapf
Anne Morrison Chapin
Allen Rivkin
Produced by A.M. Botsford
Cinematography Charles Lang
Edited by Doane Harrison
Music by Victor Young
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • November 1, 1940 (1940-11-01)(United States)
Running time
74 minutes
CountryUnited States

Dancing on a Dime is a 1940 Paramount Pictures movie directed by Joseph Santley about five actors and dancers putting on a show while living in a theatre. It is adapted from a novel of the same name written by Dorothy Young, which itself is based loosely on her own life. [1] It starred Robert Paige, Peter Lind Hayes, Eddie Quillan, Frank Jenks, and Grace McDonald. It is known for its song, I Hear Music .

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  1. "Obituary: Dorothy Young". The Telegraph. 22 Mar 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2012.