Dames

Dames

Directed by Ray Enright and Busby Berkeley • 1934 • United States
Starring Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, Joan Blondell

The avant-garde imagination of legendary choreographer Busby Berkeley runs riot in this fizzy backstage musical. Joan Blondell and Ruby Keeler are the chorus girls who use their wits to trick a moral-minded, anti-Broadway millionaire (Hugh Herbert) and his hapless brother-in-law (Guy Kibbee) into financing their new musical, giving Berkeley pretext to unleash one of his wildest kaleidoscopic creations: a showstopping number set to “I Only Have Eyes for You” featuring dozens of floating cutouts of Keeler’s face.

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Dames
  • Dames

    Directed by Ray Enright and Busby Berkeley • 1934 • United States
    Starring Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, Joan Blondell

    The avant-garde imagination of legendary choreographer Busby Berkeley runs riot in this fizzy backstage musical. Joan Blondell and Ruby Keeler are the chorus girls who use their wit...