Paid To Dance

1937, Movie, NR, 55 mins

Silly movie that uses the "ten cents a dance" racket as a background for criminal action. Terry is a detective who finds out gangsters are hustling poor dance-hall girls. One of the girls, Wells (who later changed her name to Julie Bishop), is as pure as freshly fallen snow, and a romance ensues. Terry breaks the gangsters' hold on the women and all is righted. The film was quickly ground out to capitalize on Warners' MARKED WOMAN, a much better film dealing with gangsters and their abuses of women in small-time bars. This drama is rife with illogical scenes and characters who refer to events that have yet to occur. At one point a gangster picks up a telephone, and...
Released: 1937 Rated: NR Length: 55 mins

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