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Dan Dailey

Dan Dailey

Birthdate: December 14, 1913

Deathdate: October 16, 1978

?From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Daniel James Dailey Jr. (December 14, 1915 – October 16, 1978) was an American dancer and actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Dan Dailey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ...detailed bio


Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962)

Nick Adams is a young, restless man who wants a good life and to see the world. Though he is told it is not worth the attempt, he decides to go away from his midwestern home. Along the way, he encounters numerous people and later joins the Italian army to fight the Germans in World War I, where h...

Pepe (1960)

Mario Moreno ("Cantinflas") is Pepe, a hired hand, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get the horse back (as he considers it his family), decides to take off to Hollywood. There he meets film stars including Jim...

The Wings of Eagles (1957)

Soon after World War I is over, "Spig" Wead, along with John Dale Price (Ken Curtis), tries to prove to the Navy the value of aviation in combat. To do this, Wead pushes the Navy to compete in racing and endurance competitions. Several races are against the US Army aviation team led by Captain He...

Oh, Men! Oh, Women! (1957)

Mildred Turner (Ginger Rogers), Arthur Turner's bored housewife, seeks psychiatric help from Dr.Alan Coles who also solves his own emotional problems.

Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956)

Set in and around the Sands Hotel, the film has a fairly simple plot. It tells "what happens when a gambling rancher (Dailey) discovers that all he has to do to win at roulette is take hold of ballerina Charisse's hand." The film was tailored for the talents of Charisse, showcasing her modern bal...

The Best Things in Life Are Free (1956)

The Best Things in Life Are Free is a 1956 American musical film directed by Michael Curtiz. The film starred, Gordon MacRae, Dan Dailey, Ernest Borgnine, and Sheree North. In 1957, the year after the film was released, it received an Oscar nomination for Lionel Newman in the category of Best Mus...

It's Always Fair Weather (1955)

Three ex-G.I.'s have served in World War II together and become best friends. Upon returning home at the end of the war, they spend their last night together drinking in a favourite New York bar and exchanging their hopes and plans for the future. Before going their separate ways, they promise to...

There's No Business Like Show Business (1954)

In 1919, Terrance (Dan Dailey) and Molly (Ethel Merman) Donahue, a husband-and-wife vaudeville team known as the Donahues, pursue both a stable family life as well as success with their rendition of Midnight Train to Alabam. The kids Steve, (Johnnie Ray) Katy, (Mitzi Gaynor) and Tim (Donald O'Con...

The Kid from Left Field (1953)

Former ballplayer 'Coop' (Dailey) is working as a peanut vendor at the ballpark of a struggling major league club, the Bisons. He has passed on his love of the game to his son Christie (Chapin), but after sneaking his son into the game one too many times, he is fired from his job. Christie ingrat...

The Girl Next Door (1953)

After moving to the suburbs, a beautiful movie star falls in love with her neighbor, a widowed cartoonist.

The Pride of St. Louis (1952)

A scout for the St. Louis Cardinals comes to a small town in the Ozarks to assess pitcher Jerome Herman Dean (Dailey). Dean, with an over-abundance of self-confidence, is certain that the club wants him to start immediately and is surprised that he is sent to the minor league Houston Buffaloes. D...

What Price Glory (1952)

Flagg and Quirt are veteran United States Marines whose rivalry dates back a number of years. Flagg, now a captain, is in command of a unit on the front lines of France during World War I. Sergeant Quirt is assigned to Flagg's unit as the senior non-commissioned officer. Flagg and Quirt quickly r...

Call Me Mister (1951)

Call Me Mister is a 1951 musical film released by Twentieth Century-Fox. The feature was directed by Lloyd Bacon and re-written from the Broadway play version by Albert E. Lewin and Burt Styler. Call Me Mister was shot in Technicolor and CinemaScope, and starred Betty Grable and Dan Dailey and c...

I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1951)

Set in New York City's garment district, the story focuses on ambitious model and fashion designer Harriet Boyd, production manager Sam Cooper, and salesman Teddy Sherman, who leave their firm to start their own business that specializes in $10.95 dresses. Their plans temporarily are derailed whe...

A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950)

In 1876 Dawson wants to prevent a train from getting to Tomahawk, Colorado on time, so to keep it from competing with his stage coach line. Kit Dodge Jr. (Anne Baxter), who must get the train to its goal, forces Johnny Behind-the-Deuces (Dan Dailey) aboard as the needed passenger. Madame Adelaide...

When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)

William "Bill" Kluggs (Dan Dailey) is the first in his hometown of Punxatawney, West Virginia, to enlist in the Army Air Forces after the attack on Pearl Harbor, making his father Herman (William Demarest), mother Gertrude (Evelyn Varden) and girlfriend Marge Fettles (Colleen Townsend) proud. The...

My Blue Heaven (1950)

Kitty Moran (Betty Grable), a radio star, finds out she is pregnant. After she miscarries, Kitty and her husband Jack (Dan Dailey) move their show to television and become determined to adopt a baby.

You're My Everything (1949)

Boston, 1924: A starstruck Hannah Adams waits outside in the rain to meet Tim O'Connor, who has just performed in a musical on stage. She invites him home to meet her family, and soon they are in love and getting married. Tim gets a Hollywood screen test. Hannah is asked to read with him and ends...

Mother Wore Tights (1947)

In turn-of-the-century Oakland, California, the teenaged Myrtle McKinley is expected to follow high school by attending a San Francisco business college. Instead, she takes a job performing with a traveling vaudeville troupe, where she meets and falls in love with singer-dancer Frank Burt. Frank ...

Mokey (1942)

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