The setting serves as the central character in this threefold tale of dancers who spend their time at New York's Roseland ballroom. The three main characters are Wright, a widow whose memories flow when on the dance floor with Jacobi; Walken, a gigolo involved with the dying Copeland and
the pesty Chaplin; and Skala, the film's one treasure as an elderly German lady who works as a cleaning woman in order to pay for her night out. It's technically careless and below par, but this is due unfortunately to a meager three-week shooting schedule. The stories that surface from the
technical problems, however, are filled with liveliness and charm. Some of the dance classic...