A throwaway short, the sort I imagine you'd see all the time in pre-1948 Hollywood. Could've been good. Wasn't.
MGM short about a man and woman (Truman Bradley, Mary Howard) who are trying to get away so that they can be married but each time they try to leave something comes up at her tap dancing school.
That's pretty much the entire story here, which is admittedly pretty weak but there are a few dance sequences here that make this 9-minute film worth sitting through. The Merriel Abbott dancers are the main reason to check this thing out as they do some pretty impressive dance sequences including one where they pretty much hold each other upside down and do cartwheels. The story itself really isn't anything overly special and I think it actually works against the film because the…
The story of this short doesn't really matter that much. It's all about the dancing!
Viewed on DVD
Love on Tap is a bonus short on the Another Thin Man DVD.
It involves a dance troop, the manager of the troop and her fiancé.
The Abbott Dancers could give the Step Up dancers a run for their money.