Dance Pretty Lady

Dance Pretty Lady is a 1931 British drama film directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Ann Casson, Carl Harbord, Michael Hogan, Moore Marriott and Flora Robson. It was based on the 1912 novel Carnival by Compton Mackenzie.[1] The novel was subsequently remade as a 1946 film Carnival.

Dance Pretty Lady
Directed byAnthony Asquith
Produced byHarry Bruce Woolfe
Written byAnthony Asquith
Based onCarnival
by Compton Mackenzie
StarringAnn Casson
Carl Harbord
Moore Marriott
Music byJohn Reynders
Cinematography Jack Parker
Distributed byWardour Films
Release date
10 December 1931
Running time
64 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


During the Edwardian era, a working-class ballet dancer begins a romance with a wealthy artist against a background of sharp disapproval.[2]



  1. Craig Butler. "Dance Pretty Lady (1932) - Anthony Asquith - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 October 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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