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Strange but true: Norma Shearer turned down the title role in to star instead in the insignificant trifle We Were Dancing. Loosely based on two Noel Coward playlets originally presented as part of the omnibus production , the story concerns the romance between socialite Vicki Wilomirsky (Norma Shearer) and Nicki Prax (Melvyn Douglas), an impoverished baron who supports himself as a "professional guest." Nicki steals Vicki away from her stuffy attorney fiance Hubert Tyler (Lee Bowman), but their subsequent marriage comes to an end when Vicki spots Nicki in the arms of his ex-lover Linda Wayne (Gail Patrick). Returning to Tyler, Vicki is on the verge of a second marriage, when Nicki once again waltzes into her life?.and on and on it goes, where it will stop, nobody knows. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Norma Shearer
as Vicki Wilomirsky
Melvyn Douglas
as Nicki Prax
Gail Patrick
as Linda Wayne
Lee Bowman
as Hubert Tyler
Marjorie Main
as Judge Sidney Hawkes
Reginald Owen
as Maj. Tyler-Blane
Alan Mowbray
as Grand Duke Basil
Florence Bates
as Mrs. Vanderlip
Heather Thatcher
as Mrs. Tyler-Blane
Connie Gilchrist
as Olive Ransome
Dennis Hoey
as Prince Wilomirsky
Sig Rumann
as Baron Prax
Nella Walker
as Mrs. Bentley
Philip Ahn
as Chinaman
Richard Alexander
as Moving Man
Barlowe Borland
as McDonough
Gino Corrado
as Headwaiter in Inn
Dick Elliott
as Mr. Platt
Jean Fenwick
as Girl
Mary Forbes
as Mrs. Sandys
Thurston Hall
as Sen. Quimby
Harry Hayden
as Clerk
John Holland
Esther Michelson
as Headwaiter's Wife
Helene Millard
as Mrs. Lambert
Harold Minjir
as Beverly
Alan Napier
as Capt. Blackstone
Ottola Nesmith
as Mrs. Quimby
Lionel Pape
as Englishman
Paul Porcasi
as Manager of Duquesne
Herbert Rawlinson
as Friend
George H. Reed
as Butler at Blane's House
Duncan Renaldo
as Sam Estrella
Henry Roquemore
as Mr. Ransome
Charles Sullivan
as Train Announcer
Emmett Vogan
as Bailiff
Bryant Washburn
as Mr. Lambert
Pierre Watkin
as Mr. Bentley
Ian Wolfe
as Reggie
Douglas Wood
as Col. Sandys
Ava Gardner
as Bit Part
Russell Hicks
as Bryce-Carew
Norma Varden
as Mrs. Bryce-Carew
Jean Fenwick
as Girl
Ava Gardner
as Bit Part
Douglas Wood
as Col. Sandys
Harry Hayden
as Clerk
Charles Sullivan
as Train Announcer
Bryant Washburn
as Mr. Lambert
Alan Napier
as Capt. Blackstone
Pierre Watkin
as Mr. Bentley
Ottola Nesmith
as Mrs. Quimby
Helene Millard
as Mrs. Lambert
Emmett Vogan
as Bailiff
Dick Elliott
as Mr. Platt
Russell Hicks
as Bryce-Carew
George H. Reed
as Butler at Blane's House
Philip Ahn
as Chinaman
Lionel Pape
as Englishman
Duncan Renaldo
as Sam Estrella
Richard Alexander
as Moving Man
Harold Minjir
as Beverly
Esther Michelson
as Headwaiter's Wife
Ian Wolfe
as Reggie
Mary Forbes
as Mrs. Sandys
Barlowe Borland
as McDonough
Herbert Rawlinson
as Friend
Gino Corrado
as Headwaiter in Inn
Thurston Hall
as Sen. Quimby
Henry Roquemore
as Mr. Ransome
Paul Porcasi
as Manager of Duquesne

Crew

Robert Z. Leonard
Director
Robert Z. Leonard
Producer
Claudine West
Screenwriter
Noël Coward
Play Author
Robert Planck
Cinematographer
Bronislau Kaper
Composer (Music Score)
George Boemler
Editor
Cedric Gibbons
Art Director
Edwin B. Willis
Set Designer
Robert Kalloch
Costume Designer
Adrian
Costume Designer
Douglas Shearer
Sound/Sound Designer
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