Watch Second Chorus (1940) starring Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw, Charles Butterworth, Burgess Meredith directed by H.C. Potter Movie Review

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Danny (Fred Astaire - Broadway Melody of 1940) and Hank (Burgess Meredith - Rocky V) are shall we say mature students as 7 years after meeting in their freshman year at University they are still there, purposefully failing their courses each year as they can make more money with their college band. But they both find themselves rivalling each other when they meet the attractive Ellen Miller (Paulette Goddard - North West Mounted Police) who they persuade to manage their band. It is how all 3 come to the attention of band leader Artie Shaw with Artie offering Ellen a job as his band manager. That doesn't stop the rivalry between friends as they both try and get into Artie's band in order to be close to Ellen. ... Read Review