We Were Dancing

71
  • NR
  • Genre(s): Comedy Romance
  • Release year: 1942
  • Running time: 95 min
We Were Dancing is a 1942 MGM romantic comedy film based loosely on Noël Coward's 1935 play of the same name, together with ideas from Ways and Means, another play in Coward's Tonight at 8:30 play cycle, and Coward's Private Lives. It was directed by Robert Z. read more
Available to stream, rent, or purchase on:

We Were Dancing is a 1942 MGM romantic comedy film based loosely on Noël Coward's 1935 play of the same name, together with ideas from Ways and Means, another play in Coward's Tonight at 8:30 play cycle, and Coward's Private Lives. It was directed by Robert Z. Leonard, written by Claudine West, Hans Rameau and George Froeschel, and starred Norma Shearer and Melvyn Douglas.

Original Release

02/20/1942

US Release

02/20/1942

Cast

Melvyn Douglas Nikki Prax / Nicholas Prax
Marjorie Main Judge Sidney Hawkes / Judge Hawkes
Lee Bowman Hubert Tyler
Gail Patrick Linda Wayne
Norma Shearer Vicki Wilomirska / Victoria Anastasia Wilomirska
Reginald Owen Major Tyler-Blane / Maj. Tyler-Blane
Heather Thatcher Mrs. Tyler-Blane
Alan Mowbray Grand Duke Basil
Florence Bates Mrs. Elsa Vanderlip / Mrs. Vanderlip
Connie Gilchrist Olive Ransome
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Robert Z. Leonard

Writers

Noël Coward, Claudine West, Hans Rameau, George Froeschel, Lenore J. Coffee

Cast

Melvyn Douglas Nikki Prax / Nicholas Prax
Marjorie Main Judge Sidney Hawkes / Judge Hawkes
Lee Bowman Hubert Tyler
Gail Patrick Linda Wayne
Norma Shearer Vicki Wilomirska / Victoria Anastasia Wilomirska
Reginald Owen Major Tyler-Blane / Maj. Tyler-Blane
Heather Thatcher Mrs. Tyler-Blane
Alan Mowbray Grand Duke Basil
Florence Bates Mrs. Elsa Vanderlip / Mrs. Vanderlip
Connie Gilchrist Olive Ransome
Nella Walker Mrs. Janet Bentley / Mrs. Bentley
Norma Varden Mrs. Bryce-Carew
Russell Hicks Mr. Bryce-Carew
Florence Shirley Mrs. Charteris / Mrs. Chartens
Dick Elliott Mr. Samson Platt
Jessamine Newcombe Mrs. Samson Platt
King Baggot Courtroom Spectator
Barbara Bedford Tearful Courtroom Spectator
Barlowe Borland McDonough
Adriana Caselotti Opera Singer

Producers

Editors

George Boemler

Ouch! Looks like something broke. Try reloading this page. 🗙