Broadway Melody of 1940

Eleanor Powell - Fred Astaire - In The Finest Broadway Melody Of Them All

Genres: Music, Romance
Johnny Brett and King Shaw are an unsuccessful dance team in New York. A producer discovers Brett as the new partner for Clare Bennett, but Brett, who thinks he is one of the people they lent money to, gives him the name of his partner.
Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1940-02-09
Run time: 102 minute / 1:42
Director: Norman Taurog
Writers: Leon Gordon, George Oppenheimer.
Production Companies : Loew's, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Production Country: United States of America



Fred Astaire
as Johnny Brett
Eleanor Powell
as Clare Bennett
George Murphy
as King Shaw
Frank Morgan
as Bob Casey
Ian Hunter
as Bert C. Matthews
Florence Rice
as Amy Blake
Lynne Carver
as Emmy Lou Lee
Ann Morriss
as Pearl
Trixie Firschke
as Juggler
Libby Taylor
as Angel (uncredited)
George Chandler
as Mr. Jones (uncredited)
Gladys Blake
as Miss Martin (uncredited)
Mary Field
as Second Bride (uncredited)
Irving Bacon
as Orange Stand Counterman (uncredited)
James Flavin
as Clancy (uncredited)
Joe Yule
as Dan (uncredited)
Charlotte Arren
as Opera Singer "Arren & Broderick" (uncredited)
Johnny Broderick
as Pianist "Arren & Broderick" (uncredited)
Bess Flowers
as Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Carol Adams
as Dancer (uncredited)
Barbara Jo Allen
as Ms. Konk (uncredited)
Bobby Barber
as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Herman Bing
as Silhouettist (uncredited)
Mel Blanc
as Panhandler (uncredited)
Don Brodie
as Barker (uncredited)
Paul E. Burns
as Waiter (uncredited)
Chick Collins
as Sailor (uncredited)
James Conaty
as Seated Nightclub Patron
Joseph Crehan
as Ballroom Manager (uncredited)
John Daheim
as Barker (uncredited)
Bobbie Canvin
as Music Maids Member (uncredited)
Jeanne Darrell
as Music Maids Member (uncredited)
Patt Hyatt
as Music Maids Member (uncredited)
Alice Ludes
as Music Maids Member (uncredited)
Hal K. Dawson
as O'Grady (uncredited)
Edgar Dearing
as Policeman (uncredited)
Sayre Dearing
as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Jean Del Val
as Italian Waiter (uncredited)
Eddie Hall
as Guest at First Wedding (uncredited)
Henry Hebert
as Theatregoer (uncredited)
Shep Houghton
as Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
Arthur Stuart Hull
as Actor in Top Hat (uncredited)
Harry Lash
as Barker (uncredited)
Hal Le Sueur
as Casey's Chauffeur (uncredited)
David Lloyd
as Callboy (uncredited)
Alphonse Martell
as French Dancer (uncredited)
Frank McLure
as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse
as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Douglas McPhail
as Masked Singer (uncredited)
Jack Mulhall
as George (uncredited)
John T. Murray
as Ham Actor (uncredited)
Wanda Perry
as Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Tom Quinn
as Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgeway
as Nightclub Dancer / Chorine at Rehearsal (uncredited)
Cyril Ring
as Show Backer at Rehearsal / Nightclub Headwaiter (uncredited)
Mel Ruick
as Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
Gertrude Simpson
as Stage Mother (uncredited)
Walter Soderling
as Justice (uncredited)
Larry Steers
as Theatregoer (uncredited)
William Tannen
as Harmon (uncredited)
Russell Wade
as Nightclub Dancer (uncredited)
E. Alyn Warren
as Pop (uncredited)
Denny Wilson
as Music Maids Member (uncredited)
Blair Woolstencroft
as Unicyclist (uncredited)
Leon Gordon Screenplay

Blanche Sewell Editor

Cedric Gibbons Art Direction
Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration

Costume & Make-Up
Adrian Costume Design
Valles Costume Design

Joseph Ruttenberg Director of Photography

Jack Cummings Producer

Dore Schary Story
George Oppenheimer Screenplay

Norman Taurog Director

Oliver T. Marsh Director of Photography

Jack McGowan Story

John S. Detlie Assistant Art Director

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