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The Heats On

Released Nov 25, 1943 1h 20m Musical Comedy List
Reviews Slick Broadway operator Tony Ferris (William Gaxton) battles his strong-willed star, Fay Lawrence (Mae West), who wants to work for his biggest rival, Forrest Stanton (Alan Dinehart). When Hubert Bainbridge (Victor Moore), the acting head of an organization policing morality on Broadway, drops by to get a singing audition for his niece Janey Adair (Mary Roche), Ferris hatches a plan to save his struggling show by having it declared indecent, but his scheme ends up working too well. Read More Read Less

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Elena de la Torre Cine-Mundial A great musical comedy show. [Full review in Spanish] Sep 13, 2019 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews It would be difficult to make a worse musical/comedy. Rated: D Apr 26, 2005 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Slick Broadway operator Tony Ferris (William Gaxton) battles his strong-willed star, Fay Lawrence (Mae West), who wants to work for his biggest rival, Forrest Stanton (Alan Dinehart). When Hubert Bainbridge (Victor Moore), the acting head of an organization policing morality on Broadway, drops by to get a singing audition for his niece Janey Adair (Mary Roche), Ferris hatches a plan to save his struggling show by having it declared indecent, but his scheme ends up working too well.
Director
Gregory Ratoff
Producer
Gregory Ratoff
Screenwriter
Lou Breslow, Fitzroy Davis, George S. George, Boris Ingster, Fred Schiller
Distributor
Columbia Home Video, Columbia Pictures
Production Co
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Genre
Musical, Comedy
Original Language
English
Release Date (Theaters)
Nov 25, 1943, Wide
Release Date (Streaming)
Jan 27, 2017
Runtime
1h 20m
Sound Mix
Mono
Aspect Ratio
Flat (1.85:1)