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Dancing on a dime
McDonald, Grace, 1921- (Performer)
Price, LeRoy (Choreographer)
Lane, Burton, 1912-1997 (Composer)
Young, Victor, 1900-1956 (Composer)
Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969 (Composer)
Santley, Joseph, 1889-1971 (Director)
Paramount Productions (Production company)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1940
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 6406
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 7-94 (former)
Dancing on a dime (Motion picture)
Motion pictures
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Creation/production credits: A Paramount production. Director: Joseph Santley. Music: Frank Loesser, Burton Lane, and Victor Young. Musical numbers, staged by Leroy Price, include Dancing on a dime, I hear music, and Loveable sort of person. Cast: Grace McDonald, Robert Paige, Virginia Dale, Peter Lind Hayes, William Cornell, and William Frawley.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 videocassettes (U-matic) (90 min.) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY817025794-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12159311
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e38122f0-7dc1-0134-674c-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1940: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dancing on a dime" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dancing on a dime" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 5, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1940). Dancing on a dime Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Dancing on a dime