JOAN CRAWFORD in DANCE FOOLS DANCE" by EDITH ROBERTA LEACH -
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1932 Original Illustration Art. Vintage Pen and ink drawing. One of a kind. Signed and dated. 8.5x11
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Vintage fashion, automobile, and Jazz age life created by a young woman artist Edith Roberta Leach.
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THE MOVIE DANCE FOOLS DANCE - JOAN CRAWFORD with CLARK GABLE
Dance, Fools, Dance (1931) is a pre-code Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer feature film starring Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, and Lester Vail in a story about a reporter investigating the murder of a colleague. Story and dialogue were created by Aurania Rouverol, and the film was directed by Harry Beaumont. Dance, Fools, Dance was the first of eight cinematic collaborations between Crawford and Gable.
1 Plot summary
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4 Historical note
5 See also
7 External links
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Former socialite, Bonnie Jordan (Joan Crawford) is a cub reporter whose brother Rodney (William Bakewell) is involved with a beer-running gang. On one caper, he drives the car that guns down a rival gang. Bonnie's journalist colleague Bert Scranton (Cliff Edwards) is murdered when he finds out too much. Gang chief Jake Luva (Clark Gable) is suspected of plotting Scranton's murder and Bonnie investigates, barely escaping with her life after learning the details of the gang's operations. The criminals are brought to justice.
Joan Crawford as Bonnie
Lester Vail as Bob
Cliff Edwards as Bert Scranton
William Bakewell as Rodney
William Holden as Stanley Jordan
Clark Gable as Jake Luva
Earle Foxe as Wally (as Earl Foxe)
Purnell Pratt as Parker (as Purnell B. Pratt)
Hale Hamilton as Selby
Natalie Moorhead as Della
Joan Marsh as Sylvia
Russell Hopton as Whitey
Photoplay commented, "Again Joan Crawford proves herself a great dramatic actress. The story...is hokum, but it's good hokum and Joan breathes life into her characterization." A.D.S. noted in the New York Times, Miss Crawford's acting is still self-conscious, but her admirers will find her performance well up to her standard."
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